The economics of Cloud continues to dictate the need for radical changes to language runtimes. In this session lean about how OpenJDK with the Eclipse OpenJ9 JVM is leading the way in creating an enterprise strength, industry leading Java runtime that provides the operational characteristics most needed for Java applications running in the Cloud. This talk will introduce the significant benefits that Eclipse OpenJ9 brings to Cloud applications and will show you how easy it is to switch to OpenJDK with Eclipse OpenJ9 in various Cloud and container environments. Whether deploying micro-services or more traditional Java applications the combination of OpenJDK with Eclipse OpenJ9 can help you reduce operational costs across the board.
Billy is a developer advocate with IBM and has over a decade of experience. Billy is passionate about finding ways to reduce mental capacity waste from tedious work; such as project initation, deployment, testing and validation, and so on through automation and good management practices. Outside of work Billy enjoy traveling, playing kickball, and having his heartbroken by cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs.