Charlie Hunt
Architect, Performance Engineering,


Charlie Hunt is the Architect of Performance Engineering at and the lead author of the popular book, Java Performance. At, Charlie is responsible for improving the performance of’s infrastructure, mobile and UI along with the evolution of internal performance tools. Previously, Charlie was the JVM Performance Architect at Oracle where he was responsible for improving the performance of the Java HotSpot VM and Java SE class libraries. He wrote his first Java application in 1998 and joined Sun Microsystems, Inc. in 1999 as a Senior Java Architect. He has been working on improving the performance of Java and Java applications ever since. He is a regular speaker on the subject of Java performance at many world-wide conferences including the JavaOne Conference.


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We will discuss how has addressed the challenges of measuring mobile performance, backend applications scalability with increased mobile client traffic, and monitoring the performance of software services. A demo of our new Mobile performance measuring tool we developed called Paparazzi and a monitoring and triage tool called Lighthouse using open source tools will be shown. Read more.


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