Martin Thompson

Martin is a Java Champion with over 2 decades of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. Previously at LMAX he was the co-founder and CTO when he created the Disruptor. Prior to LMAX Martin worked for Betfair, three different content companies wrestling with the world largest product catalogues, and was a lead on some of the most significant C++ and Java systems of the 1990s in the automotive and finance domains. He blogs at mechanical-sympathy.blogspot.com, and can be found giving training courses on performance and concurrency when he is not cutting code to make systems better.

Posts by Martin Thompson

Listening in.

Listening to the design pressures

Martin Thompson explores the architectures that emerge from applying design patterns required for high performance, resilience, security, usability, and other quality-of-services measures.

Anish Kapoor sculpture.

Listening to the design pressures

Martin Thompson explores emergent designs and working practices that succeed in areas where the design pressures quickly cull that which does not deliver.