This presentation will give the busy Java/JVM developer an overview of how Garbage Collection in the JVM works and the common collectors that are used. We'll also cover how to read and interpret the scary log format and most importantly, offer strategies to deal with badly behaving memory (e.g. The dreaded OOME!).
Garbage Collection - The Useful Parts
Martijn Verburg (aka "The Diabolical Developer") is the co-founder & CEO of jClarity - a Java/JVM performance tools company. He is the co-leader for the LJC (aka London JUG), from which he runs the global Adopt OpenJDK and Adopt a JSR programmes. He's a regular speaker at conferences (FOSDEM, JavaOne, OSCON, Devoxx etc) and is the co-author of "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" (Manning publications).
John is a keen developer and Matlab guru. John has performed research and development in many languages for 15 years, on various platforms from micro controllers, robots, simulations, desktop applications and web services.