Speaker Details

Ron Pressler

Veteran programmer, leader of OpenJDK's Project Loom. Ron works at Oracle, in the Java Platform Group, and is the technical lead for OpenJDK's Project Loom, which seeks to add user-mode threads to the JDK.

The Age of Virtual Threads
Conference (BEGINNER level)
Room 6

Virtual threads and structured concurrency are two features added in JDK 19 (as Preview and Incubation respectively) that will change the way we write high-throughput servers. In this talk we’ll describe the purpose of these features, and give some advice on how to prepare for the age of virtual threads.