Charlie Hunt
Oracle
Speaker at GOTO Chicago 2020

Charlie Hunt
JVM Engineer at Oracle and lead author of “Java Performance”

Charlie Hunt is a JVM Engineer at Oracle leading Java and JVM projects with a focus on reducing memory footprint while maintaining application throughput and latency. He is also the lead author of Java Performance, published in 2011, and co-author of the Java Performance Companion, published in 2016. He serves as a regular presenter at the JavaOne conference where he has been recognized as a Java Rockstar. Prior to leading JVM projects for Oracle, Charlie held numerous performance positions including the Performance Engineering Architect at Salesforce.com, and HotSpot VM Performance Architect at Oracle and Sun Microsystems.

  • Topic: Java Performance
  • Books Published: Java Performance (Forewords by James Gosling and Steve Wilson)
  • Previous Companies (Motorola, Sun Microsystems, Salesforce, Oracle)
  • Previous Talks: GOTO 2014 Speaker
  • Specialties:
  • 25+ years of software development work ranging from software architecture, design, implementation, deployment and systems engineering.
  • 20 years of proven capabilities to "making software applications run faster", most notable Java applications.
  • 20 years of Java & JVM tuning expertise.
  • Lead author of "Java Performance" book, the most recent and up to date material on Java performance tuning.
  • Frequent presenter on Java performance topics at a variety of world wide conferences.
  • Numerous patents.

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