Kirk Pepperdine

Kirk Pepperdine

Kirk works as a consultant offering Java performance-related services and training. In 2006 has nominated as Java Champion by his peers in recognition of his work performance tuning Java applications. Kirk has written many articles and spoken at several conferences on the subject of performance tuning. He helped evolvewww.javaperformancetuning.com as a resource for performance tuning tips and information. Recently he founded co-jClarity, a company, which is focused on building the next generation of performance diagnostic tooling.


Engineering

How Java’s Built-In Garbage Collection Will Make Your Life Better (Most of the Time) [Infographic]

“No provision need be made for the user to program the return of registers to the free-storage list.” This line (along with the dozen or so that followed it) is buried in the middle of John McCarthy’s landmark paper, “Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine,” published in 1960. It is the […]