When developers and Operations are asked what their biggest performance bottleneck is, it’s rare that memory inefficiency comes up as an answer. Unfortunately, this runs counter to observations that 60% of all applications are memory-inefficient. Quite often this memory inefficiency hides as lower application throughput and longer, more frequent tail latency events, meaning that other things often take the blame. This session looks at the telltale signs that your application is in that 60% and the steps you can take to attack this problem.
Kirk co-found jClarity, a company building the next generation of application diagnostic tooling which was bought my Microsoft where he is now a Principle Engineer. He is the author of jPDM, a performance diagnostic model that help people to quickly identify the root cause of performance regressions.