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Azul Focuses on JUGs to Evangelize the Benefits of Java

Catch either Simon Ritter or Matt Schuetze in Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas or St. Louis

April 7, 2016

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – April 7, 2016Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, will be engaging technical audiences and providing insight into the evolution of Java and advances in Java Virtual Machine (JVM) technology at Java User Group (JUG) Meetups across the US next week. Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO, and Matt Schuetze, Director of Product Management, will be on-the-road to educate audiences on their visions of Java and related technologies.

Simon and Matt present regularly to developers and Java enthusiasts across the world, both being well respected in their fields. Having moved to Oracle as part of the Sun acquisition, Simon’s previous focus was on developer outreach for the core Java platform, Java for client applications and embedded Java. Now, at Azul, he is helping people to understand Azul’s JVM technologies and products.

Matt is responsible for managing requirements and charting product roadmaps for Zing® and Zulu®, Azul’s two Java runtime product families. He is also Azul’s alternate on the JCP Executive Committee and helps run the Detroit Java User Group. For further details on individual JUGs and Simon and Matt’s sessions, see below:

Chicago JUG Meetup
Tuesday April 12, Chicago
Simon Ritter: 6:00 PM
Modularity & Project Jigsaw in JDK 9: A Better Platform For IoT”

Los Angeles JUG Meetup
Tuesday April 12, Los Angeles, Santa Monica
Matt Schuetze: 6:30 PM
Enabling Java in Latency Sensitive Environments

Dallas Metroplex User Group Meeting
Wednesday April 13, Dallas
Simon Ritter: 6:30 PM
Modularity and Project Jigsaw in JDK 9: A Better Platform For IoT

South Bay (LA) JUG Meetup
Thursday April 14, Los Angeles, El Segundo
Matt Schuetze: 6:30 PM
How NOT to Measure Latency

St. Louis JUG Meetup
Thursday April 14, St. Louis
Simon Ritter: 6:30 PM
Modularity and Project Jigsaw in JDK 9: A Better Platform For IoT

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