Rory Preddy

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Senior Cloud Advocate @Microsoft

Rory works in the Developer Relations team at Microsoft as a Senior Cloud Advocate. Cloud Advocates use their deep research skills to help professional cloud developers discover and successfully use Microsoft’s platforms.

A seasoned speaker whose talks are both meaningful and humorous, Rory speaks around the world empowering developers to achieve more.

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Java 17: The Path, Features, Tips and Tricks Panel

Java 17 has arrived. With 14 new JEPs and thousands of updates, Java 17 delivers performance, stability, and security enhancements to continue to improve on the already solid platform. Java 17 is the latest long-term support (LTS) release under Java’s 6-month release cadence. Join our panelists as they discuss the path to Java 17 and the tips to ease the transition.


Monday Nov 1 / 03:10PM EDT (40 minutes)


Modern JVM Innovations



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