Dive deep into the transformative potential of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) as it consistently reshapes the realm of high-performance applications. This track is set to unravel the most recent breakthroughs and best practices in JVM development. Our journey will pivot around three foundational pillars: system optimization, developer productivity, and the evolution towards cloud-native transitions.
Streaming Systems with Netflix: Explore Netflix's ever-evolving tech stack and architecture. This session offers insights into their current Java tech stack, the shift from RxJava, and the nuances of modern Micro Services, providing a comprehensive view of how Netflix approaches system development today.
High-Performance Data Platforms with LinkedIn: Delve into the prowess of Venice, an open-source derived data platform. Discover how it's optimized for performance, emphasizing high-throughput data refresh and low-latency lookups in ML feature storage.
Harnessing Exotic Hardware: In this session, Monica Beckwith delves into the intricacies of the JVM's performance optimization capabilities, especially when interfacing with exotic hardware. Drawing from her extensive experience, Monica discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by new hardware trends and how the JVM can harness these advancements for unparalleled performance.
Optimized Cloud-Native Transitions @IBM with Eclipse OpenJ9: Understand the pivotal strategies and innovations that position JVM at the heart of the cloud-native revolution, with a focus on performance optimization in cloud environments.
As our exploration reaches its zenith, Heather VanCura, Senior Director at Oracle and a luminary in the Java Community Process (JCP) program, presents a special closing note. This session promises to stitch together the track's themes, spotlighting the harmonious interplay between collaboration and innovation.
Embark on this journey with us to uncover the transformative facets shaping the JVM's future, equipping you with the knowledge to architect more streamlined and effective systems.
From this track
How Netflix Really Uses Java
Tuesday Oct 3 / 10:35AM PDT
Netflix is (in)famous for the way we develop our systems. Micro Services, RxJava, Hystrix and Spring Cloud Netflix are just a few things that developers often associate with Netflix.
Java Platform @Netflix, Java Champion, and Co-Author of "Java 9 Modularity"
The Journey to a Million Ops / Sec / Node in Venice
Tuesday Oct 3 / 11:45AM PDT
Venice is an open-source derived data platform developed by LinkedIn. It is used mainly for ML feature storage, which requires the ability to refresh data at very high throughput, and to look it up with low latency.
Technical Lead of Server Performance Team @LinkedIn
Senior Staff Software Engineer @LinkedIn, Open Source Contributor @Venice, a Massive Scalable Derived Data Platform
Harnessing Exotic Hardware: Charting the Future of JVM Performance
Tuesday Oct 3 / 01:35PM PDT
Monica Beckwith offers a deep dive into the intricate world of the JVM and its evolving relationship with exotic hardware in her enlightening presentation at QConSF's JVM trends track.
Java Champion, Author of JVM Performance Engineering, JVM Performance Expert @Microsoft, First Lego League Coach, Advocate for STEAM + kids
Unconference: JVM Trends
Tuesday Oct 3 / 02:45PM PDT
What is an unconference? An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. Attendees come together, bringing their challenges and relying on the experience and know-how of their peers for solutions.
Optimizing JVM for the Cloud: Strategies for Success
Tuesday Oct 3 / 03:55PM PDT
Embracing cloud-native is more than just a trend; it's a strategic move for modern businesses. As organizations pivot from monolithic structures to agile micro-services, the role of the JVM becomes increasingly significant.
Eclipse OpenJ9 JVM Engineer @IBM, Optimizing JVMs for Cloud Environments
The Keys to Developer Productivity: Collaborate and Innovate
Tuesday Oct 3 / 05:05PM PDT
In the JVM track at QCon SF, the speakers talked about the role of collaboration and innovation and how this is impacting their business.
Vice President, Community Engagement @Oracle, Director & Chairperson at Java Community Process (JCP) Program, MySQL Community/DevRel, and Board Member