Workshop: "Java Performance"

Track: Tutorial

Time: Sunday 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Trifork

This seminar blends theory and practices with tooling that has been proven to be effective in solving real performance problems. The objective to demonstrate what steps are needed in order to quickly identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks. It will also help you to understand and avoid common and often costly mistakes that developers make when they embark on a tuning exercise. The tutorial will cover;


  • Elements and dynamics of a software system
  • The performance tuning environment
  • A simple peformance tuning process
  • Tooling
  • Java memory management
Bring your laptop as we will be working on a problem drawn from real world experiences. The hands on work is open ended and highlyinteractive allowing for the opportunity for us to learn from each other.

Kirk Pepperdine, Sun Java Champion

 Kirk  Pepperdine

Kirk Pepperdine is a principle consultant for Kodewerk where he has focused on performance tuning. He has been involved with object technologies and performance for almost 20 years.

In addition to being a co-author of ANT Developers Handbook, Kirk contributes to and is an editor for TSS