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Presentation: Everyday Efficiencies

Track: High-Performance Computing: Lessons from FinTech & AdTech

Location: Broadway Ballroom South, 6th fl.

Duration: 10:35am - 11:25am

Day of week: Wednesday

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Abstract

If we are lucky, we think of performance as an afterthought. Same with other “non-functional” requirements such as security, quality, scaling, etc. However, experience shows that it is easier, at least to a small degree, to think of these “anything but non-functional" requirements up front. This often leads to better designs, better systems, and simply cleaner solutions. This session will explore the everyday things that those with an eye to performance and efficiency do that can be leveraged by anyone to build better software faster.

Speaker: Todd Montgomery

High Performance Consultant and Previously NASA Researcher

Proposed Tracks

  • Trouble-Shooting in Production

  • Disrupting Technology on Wall Street

  • Resilience vs Failure in Architecture

  • The Weeds of Distributed File Systems

  • Organizational Agility

  • Product & Customer Focused Teams

  • Just Culture (Blameless Culture)

  • Modern CS in the Real World

  • Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About

  • Machine Learning and AI in the New Decade

  • Evolving Java - Including K8s/Containers, Kotlin and Impact on AOT

  • Ethical Considerations in Software

  • Microservices and Scalability

  • Container Slinging

  • Native Compilation Is Back (A Look at Non-Vm Compilation Targets)