Ben Evans is an author, speaker, architect and educator. He is currently Principal Engineer and JVM Architect at New Relic. Previously, he co-founded jClarity, an application performance startup (acquired by Microsoft) and before that was Chief Architect for Listed Derivatives at Deutsche Bank. Ben served for 6 years on the Java Community Process Executive Committee, helping define standards for the Java ecosystem. He is a Java Champion, 3-time JavaOne Rockstar Speaker and the Java / JVM Track Lead at InfoQ. Ben is author of “The Well-Grounded Java Developer”, "Optimizing Java", “Java: The Legend” and the new editions of “Java in a Nutshell”. He is a regular speaker and educator on topics such as the Java platform, systems architecture, security, performance and concurrency.
This session discusses migrating teams and existing applications to Java 11. This upgrade is a significant one, as it brings in much better support for cloud and container environments. Applications that have migrated to Java 11 will typically experience better performance and smaller resource footprint than when under running Java 8.
Based on the presenters hands-on experience leading the migration to OpenJDK and Java 11 at New Relic, the session will cover such things as:
Scheduled on Saturday from 14:20 to 15:10 in Stream 1
It's gonna be Pannel Discussion with Java Champions that contributed a lot in moving Java forward and inspiring lots of other Developers across Java Communities around the world. We are going to talk about Java past, present and future and will try to find out how Java managed to stay so popular and strong for already 25 years! We want to make this session interactive. So come and join our conversation!
Scheduled on Saturday from 16:30 to 17:20 in Stream 2