Memory management: what you need to know when moving to Java 8. This talk will compare and contrast application behavior in Java 7 with Java 8, particularly focusing on memory management and usage. Several code examples will be presented to show how to recognize and respond to common pitfalls.
Todd Rader is a Senior Engineer and Architect with AppDynamics, the leader in application performance management. He first started working with Java while at Sun Microsystems in 1996 and has stayed in the Java ecosystem ever since. His specialization on the server side led him into the APM field first with Wily Technology (later purchased by CA), SpringSource (later purchased by VMware) and AppDynamics.