Oleg Šelajev

Faster and more powerful Scala with GraalVM

GraalVM offers a high-performance runtime for JVM languages with support for others like JavaScript, Python, Ruby, R. In this session, you'll learn how Scala developers can benefit from GraalVM. We'll look at the performance of Scala on GraalVM, and discuss what to remember when making the comparisons. We'll talk about how you can use known and trusted Scala libraries to power Node.js microservices and touch on the subject of the GraalVM native images and faster startup. This session shows the versatility and power of GraalVM and teaches everything one needs to know to start their tests.


Oleg Šelajev

GraalVM all the things

Oleg Šelajev is a developer advocate at Oracle Labs working on GraalVM -- the high-performance embeddable polyglot virtual machine. He organizes VirtualJUG, the online Java User Group, and a GDG chapter in Tartu, Estonia. In 2017 became a Java Champion.

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