Chris Bailey


Chris Bailey is a technical architect for runtime development at IBM, where he leads teams that contribute to the open source runtimes and core APIs for Java, Node.js and Swift. He has recently been focussed on Swift, where he is a committer for the projects, leads an effort to develop new server focussed API libraries, and is also the chief architect for the Swift based Kitura web framework.

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A Consistent Long Term Support (LTS) Policy for Node.js Modules

The introduction of Long Term Support (LTS) for versions of Node.js was a critical event in enabling the wide spread adoption of the runtime, with...


A community project providing assets for creating Cloud Native Node.js applications Node.js applications are overwhelmingly being deployed to clouds, with 79% of Node.js developers reporting...

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From Java code to Java heap

This article gives you insight into the memory usage of Java code, covering the memory…

Garbage collection in WebSphere Application Server V8, Part 1: Generational as the new default policy

Not all workloads are created equal. Different applications use memory in different ways and thus…