Speaker: Richard Startin

Senior Software Engineer @Datadog

Richard has over ten years experience working as a software engineer, primarily on big data and observability. Richard is an avid open source contributor and blogger. Richard currently works as a Senior Software Engineer at Datadog, where he has been working on tracing and profiling of applications running on the JVM.


A Walk Along the Complexity-Performance Curve

Software performance and complexity are related. It’s common for refactoring to introduce unanticipated regressions, and for performance optimisations to attract scrutiny in code review; how much performance improvement is worth a perceived loss of readability?

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Monday Apr 8 / 10:35AM BST ( 50 minutes )


Windsor (5th Fl.)


performance Profiling Java