During the event, we will have two main technical presentations around concurrency which will be preceded by 3-4 of lightning talks from our members.
Clock speed and performance are no longer increasing as spectacularly as they once did. Instead the focus has turned to more cores per chip.
Ben is always doing something interesting. He helps to run the London Java Community and holds a seat on the Java Community Process Executive Committee - the body which governs Java standards.
Conventional wisdom says that memory is fast, disk is slow, networks are slower and that fast systems must be highly concurrent to achieve maximum performance. Much of this is outdated and some of it is now wrong.
Michael Barker is currently a lead developer at London Multi-Asset eXchange (LMAX) where he spends most of his time scratching his head while thinking about simpler and faster solutions.
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