• Title: Let’s Get Lazy
Abstract:How can big data or highly responsive applications scale to the increasing demands for speed and short response time? Adding more servers to the cluster is not the answer. The smartness comes from being lazy as laziness can translate to efficiency and scalability. In this presentation we will learn about what lazy evaluation is, explore some data structures and APIs that promote lazy execution, and tie it back into scalability and efficiency.
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Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions. You can reach him by email at [masked] or on twitter at @venkat_s. Blog: http://www.agiledeveloper.com (http://www.agiledeveloper.com/)
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