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Charlie Hunt

Charles J. Hunt is a Java performance engineer at Oracle. He works on both Java SE (Standard Edition) performance, as well as Java EE performance, and is responsible for improving the performance of the Java HotSpot VM and Java SE class libraries. He wrote his first Java application in 1998 and joined Sun Microsystems, Inc. in 1999 as a senior Java architect. He has been working on improving the performance of Java and Java applications ever since. He also worked recently as the architect of performance engineering at Salesforce.com, where he was responsible for improving the performance of Salesforce.com’s infrastructure, mobile, and UI, along with the evolution of internal performance tools. He is a regular speaker on the subject of Java performance at many world-wide conferences including JavaOne, QCon, Velocity and Dreamforce conferences. He is the coauthor of Java Performance (Addison-Wesley, 2012).