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CJUG Meetup: 15 Ways to Optimize Spring Boot for the Cloud


July 21, 2020 6:00 pm EST


As more organizations look to cloud providers to host their services, there is a need to ensure the applications we write are optimized to make the most of the cloud services as well as make the most of the dollars your organizations are paying to the cloud providers! The good news there are a lot of options for improving the performance out of your Spring boot apps, like turning off autoconfig, or using OpenJ9, and many of the changes are easy to make. In this presentation we will look at the top 15 ways you can optimize your Spring Boot application for the cloud!



Billy Korando (@BillyKorando)

Billy is a developer advocate with IBM and has over a decade of experience. Billy is passionate about helping developers find ways to reduce mental capacity waste from tedious work; such as project initiation, deployment, testing and validation, and so on through automation and good management practices. Outside of work Billy enjoys traveling, playing kickball, and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs. Billy also co-organizes the Kansas City Java users group.

Speaker Experience:

I have spoken at conferences and meetups groups all over the world including: DevNexus,
OracleCodeOne, JFall, SpringIO, JBCN, Great International Developer Summit, among others.

I also write extensively on my personal blog:



5:55pm Doors Open
6:10pm Intro and Announcement
6:15pm Billy’s presentation
7:15pm Q&A
7:35pm Social networking / virtual drinks
8:00pm Doors closing


Chicago, United States