Performance Tuning with Poor Tools and Cheap Drink

Java & JVM
Location: Portland 255 Level: Expert
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 13 ratings)

After a brief introduction to a methodology to performance tune Java applications, the audience will guide me through the steps needed to tune an application. The application models a number of performance problems that are common in real world applications. During the session, I will introduce a number of “poor” (open source) tools that will be instrumental in helping you, the audience, diagnose and repair these problems.

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Kirk Pepperdine


Kirk Pepperdine works as an independent consultant offering Java performance-related services. Prior to focusing on Java, Kirk developed and tuned systems written in C/C++, Smalltalk, and a variety of other languages. Kirk has written many articles and spoken at several conferences on the subject of performance tuning. He helped evolve as a resource for performance tuning tips and information.


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