Panel Discussion - Profiling and optimization

Day 2 / 17:15  / Track 1  / Lang: RU

The session will have a BoF format, or, in other words, panel discussion between the performance experts. Besides the questions from the audience, the specialists will dwell on methodology from different sides of the process: both particular applications optimization, as well as platform level and runtime.

During the discussion the participants will have an opportunity to pass their notes with questions or to send them online with a special hashtag #jokerconf_perf_bof.

Aleksey Shipilev

Aleksey Shipilev, Red Hat


Aleksey is working on Java performance for 10+ years. Today he is employed by Red Hat, where he does OpenJDK development and performance work. Aleksey develops and maintains a number of OpenJDK subprojects, including JMH, JOL, and JCStress. He is also an active participant in expert groups and communities dealing with performance and concurrency. Prior joining Red Hat, Aleksey was working on Apache Harmony at Intel, then moved to Sun Microsystems, which was later consumed by Oracle.

Andrei Pangin

Andrei Pangin, Odnoklassniki


Leading software engineer at Odnoklassniki, specializes in the development of high-loaded Java servers. Due to the experience he got while working at Oracle in HotSpot team, knows JVM like the back of his hand and is fond of sharing his expertise during various conferences. Authors one-nio and async-profiler projects, leads in the #JVM category on Stack Overflow.

Vladimir Sitnikov

Vladimir Sitnikov, Netcracker

Vladimir has been working on performance and scalability of NetCracker platform (A software used by telecom operators for automatization of network management processes and network equipment) for ten years. His focus is Java and Oracle Database performance optimisations. Vladimir is an author of more than a dozen of performance improvements in the official PostgreSQL JDBC driver.

Gleb Smirnov

Gleb Smirnov, Plumbr


Gleb specializes in developing highly performant fault-tolerant systems, including high frequency trading platforms. In his spare time, Gleb likes to dabble in the sources of OpenJDK and doing various horrible perversions with the JVM.\r\n\r\nFor the last two years, Gleb has been working at Plumbr on a state-of-the-art APM solution.

Volker Simonis

Volker Simonis, SAP


Volker Simonis works in SAP JVM Technology group. He is an OpenJDK contributor from the very beginning and helped SAP to engage in the OpenJDK project. He's the project lead of the OpenJDK PowerPC/AIX and s390x porting projects, a JDK reviewer and JCP Executive Committee representative for SAP. He's also a member of the JCP JSR 379 (Java SE 9), JSR 383 (Java SE 10) and JSR 384 (Java SE 11) Expert Groups.