Kirk Pepperdine


Kirk is a co-founder of jClarity, a company building the next generation of application diagnostic tooling. He is the author of jPDM, a performance diagnostic model that help people to quickly identify the root cause of performance regressions.

Practical JVM Performance Tuning with jPDM
The purpose of jPDM, a performance diagnostic model, is to bring structure to the often chaotic activity of performance tuning. After an introduction to jPDM, attendees will be given problems to solve thus providing a deeper understand how to use jPDM
Tuning G1GC
G1GC is now the default collector in Java 9. In this session we will explore how the collector functions and what can be done to tune it to better suite your applications demands.