Monica Beckwith has worked with the Java Virtual Machine for more than a decade not just optimizing the JVM heuristics, but also improving the Just-in-time (JIT) code quality for various processor architectures as well as working with the garbage ... Read more
Garbage First Garbage Collector (G1 GC) is HotSpot VM’s latest addition to the GC family. G1 GC has remembered sets (RSets) and regions. Also, G1 GC implements a new marking algorithm called snapshot-at-the-beginning (SATB). With the advanced stru... Read more
At JavaOne keynote this year, Mark Reinhold talked about how Java 9 was much bigger than Jigsaw. To put that in numbers - 80+ JEPs bigger! Yes, we see more presentations on Jigsaw since it brings about modularity to the once monolithic JDK. But wh... Read more
Write Barriers in Garbage First Garbage Collector Garbage First Garbage Collector (G1 GC) is HotSpot VM’s latest addition to the GC family. G1 GC has remembered sets (RSets) and regions. Also, G1 GC implements a new marking algorithm called snapsh... Read more
Performance tuning is a methodical and an iterative process. It is imperative to have a performance plan coexist with a product development plan. A performance plan not only serves to document the requirements but also feeds into designing the per... Read more
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Monica Beckwith is a Java Performance Consultant. She was the Java Garbage First Garbage Collector (G1 GC) Performance Lead at Oracle. Her past experiences include working with Oracle/Sun and AMD optimizing the JVM for server class systems. Monica was voted a Rock Star speaker @JavaOne 2013. You can follow Monica on twitter @mon_beck.