Presentation: Panel: Picking the Right JVM

Track: Modern Java Innovations

Location: Broadway Ballroom South Center, 6th fl.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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Speaker: Frank Greco

Director of Technology @Kaazing & Organizer @NYJavaSIG

Frank Greco is a Java Champion and enterprise architect particularly with cloud and mobile computing.  He is a frequent writer/blogger and author as well as visible achievements in cloud computing, mobile computing, startups, strategic technology/business partnerships, enterprise infrastructure and emerging technologies particularly for large enterprises.  He is currently a senior technology consultant for a large search company. 

Frank is an frequent global speaker at major technology trade shows such as JavaOne, QCon, CloudExpo, DevCon5, Waters, Trading Technology, HTML5DevConf, Jfokus, Devoxx, Technology Transfer International, et al. 

He is the Chairman of the NYJavaSIG (8K+ members), the largest (and first) Java User Group in North America and has a deep understanding of developer communities.

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Speaker: Simon Ritter

Deputy CTO @Azul

Simon Ritter is the Deputy CTO of Azul Systems. Simon joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and spent time working in both Java development and consultancy. He has been presenting Java technologies to developers since 1999 focusing on the core Java platform as well as client and embedded applications.

Now at Azul Systems he continues to help people understand Java and Azul’s JVM products. He represents Azul on the JCP Executive Committee as well as the JSR Expert Groups for JDK 9, 10, 11 and 12.

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Speaker: Tony Printezis

JVM/GC Engineer @Twitter, JCP Executive Committee, & Previous G1GC Tech Lead

Tony Printezis is a Staff Software Engineer at Twitter and a member of the VM Team in the Infrastructure Organization. He has over 15 years of virtual machine implementation experience with special focus on memory management. Most of his projects have involved improving the performance, scalability, responsiveness, parallelism, concurrency, monitoring, and visualization of garbage collectors. He was one of the designers of (and tech lead of) the G1 GC and the original implementer of the CMS GC. Before Twitter, Tony worked at Adobe, the Java organization at Oracle and Sun Microsystems, and Sun Microsystems Laboratories. He holds a PhD and a BSc(Hons) in Computing Science, both from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

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