Thanks to Mike Barker presenting at our first TechDrop of the year.  An industry colleague for some time now, Mike is the current maintainer of the Disruptor project ( a high performance alternative to the queues provided in the Java standard libraries.

Mike’s walk through of high performance programming was insightful, interesting and illustrated the trade-offs and the practical implications of software design decisions.

Slides are available up at  Thanks to Mike and LMAX for the knowledge share.

Stay tuned for further TechDrops ….