Java Flight Recorder and How It Can Help You with Ben Evans


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Java Flight Recorder and How It Can Help You

JFR is finally hitting the mainstream. This talk explains what JFR is, where it came from and why it is only really now that all Java developers can start to use it to best effect.

We'll talk about the open-source Java 11 edition of JFR (and JMC) but will also touch on the Java 8 backport. Finally, we'll talk about Java 14 JFR Event Streaming and why this is so significant.

About the speakers

Jason Clark fell in love with programming as a young boy watching his dad work in Clipper and dBase III (no, really). The obsession sparked there continues to this day. He works for New Relic, and in his spare time contributes to the Shoes project. When not at work, he enjoys cycling, reading, and hanging out with his family.

Ben Evans is Principal Engineer and Architect for JVM technologies at New Relic. Prior to joining New Relic, Ben co-founded jClarity (acquired by Microsoft) and was Chief Architect (Listed Derivatives) at Deutsche Bank.

Ben is the author of 5 books - "The Well-Grounded Java Developer", "Java: The Legend", "Optimizing Java" and the recent editions of "Java in a Nutshell". He is the track lead for Java / JVM at, writes regularly for industry publications and is a frequent speaker at technical conferences worldwide.

Ben has been active in Free and Open Source Software for over 20 years, co-founded the AdoptOpenJDK initiative (with Martijn Verburg), and served on the JCP Executive Committee for 6 years.


6.30pm: Doors open for registration and pizza . Big thanks to New Relic ( for sponsoring

7pm: GraphQL in Java lightning talk

7.15pm: Java Flight Recorder and How It Can Help You

8pm: Questions

8.30pm Continue the conversation at the pub

This event is organised by RecWorks on behalf of the London Java Community.

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