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Season 1 Episode 18 - Snap Start, Java, and Cold Starts With Vadym Kazulkin

Episode Summary

Java is notorious for slow cold starts in Lambda. But why? What can you do to make them faster? Is it time to ditch Python and make your way to the JVM? Join Vadym and Allen as they talk about Java’s journey in serverless and explore some of the optimization techniques developers use to mitigate cold starts like Snap Start, priming, and using GraalVM.

About Vadym

Vadym Kazulkin is Head of Development at ip.labs GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of the FUJIFLM Group, based in Bonn. ip.labs is the world’s leading white label e-commerce software imaging company. Vadym has been involved with the Java ecosystem for over twenty years. His focus and interests currently include the design and implementation of highly scalable and available applications, Serverless and AWS Cloud. Vadym is the co-organizer of the Java User Group Bonn meetup and AWS Community Builder in the Serverless category. He’s also a frequent speaker at various Meetups and conferences.

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