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Updates to Google Chrome DevTools

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  May 24, 2017

The upcoming version of Chrome DevTools has a number of new features that can help developers build faster web pages and have an easier time debugging complex asynchronous code. At Google I/O 2017, Paul Irish presented a State of the Union showcasing a number of these new features.

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Google Retires Octane JavaScript Benchmark

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 26, 2017

Google has retired their Octane JavaScript benchmark tool, citing over-optimization of micro-benchmarks to the detriment of real-world performance. Other browser vendors agree that the benchmark by itself is of little value. In the future, performance improvements may come from focusing on what the user is actually experiencing.

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Swift’s Benchmarking Suite is Now Open Source

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 12, 2016

Apple has open sourced Swift’s benchmarking suite, a key piece in tracking Swift performance and catching performance regressions when adding new features to the language.

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Artfully Benchmarking Java 8 Streams and Lambdas

by Monica Beckwith Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 10, 2015 4

Benchmarking and comparing Java 8 functional-style programming with the imperative-style can be tricky at times. Takipi blogs' recent posting shows us how.

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Microsoft: Edge Performs Better than Chrome and Firefox

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 21, 2015

This article outlines some of the performance optimizations done for the Chakra engine and the Octane and Jet Stream benchmark results for Edge, Chrome and Firefox.

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Web Frameworks Benchmark 2015

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 23, 2015 3

We published in 2014 the results of TechEmpower’s benchmark of various web frameworks, a term including web platforms and micro-frameworks. A year later, they have published a new set of results outlining important changes in the performance of top 10 web frameworks.

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Hadoop Summit 2014 Day Two - On the Path to Enterprise Grade Hadoop

by Jeevak Kasarkod Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 05, 2014

Hadoop Summit Day Two report covers the important trends and changes from last year's summit. It also covers the important announcements of the day in relation to this year's trending topics. This report shares an analysis of the Hadoop market by leading analysts, competing benchmarks by vendors and platform specific innovations and announcements.

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Jackson Founder, Tatu Saloranta, responds to JSON Benchmarks

by Matt Raible Follow 1 Followers on  May 08, 2014 4

Last week, InfoQ reported that Groovy 2.3 has a much faster JSON parser than previous versions. While creating the article, we sent an email to Tatu Saloranta, founder of the Jackson JSON processor. We wanted to see what he thought about Rick Hightower reporting that Groovy and Boon provide the fastest JSON parser for the JVM.

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AnyPresence Soups up Enterprise MBaaS Platform- Part 1 of 2

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 30, 2013

Mobile Backend as a Service provider AnyPresence continues to hone their chops. Launching the fifth update to their self-titled platform geared for the enterprise. Co-founder Rich Mendis provides some insights for InfoQ readers…

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NoSQL Benchmark Compares Aerospike, Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 12, 2013 9

A recent set of benchmarks compares Aerospike, Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB to see how they fare when it comes to insert throughput, maximum throughput, latency and behavior during a failover.

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Google Has Open Sourced Octane, a New JavaScript Benchmark Suite

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 21, 2012

Google has open sourced Octane, a JavaScript benchmarking suite consisting of 13 tests measuring browser performance.

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Apollo Next Generation Message Queuing Posts Some Impressive Benchmarks

by Rick Hightower Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 21, 2011 15

Apollo is a next generation message queuing solution that recently posted some impressive benchmarks against RabbitMQ, HornetQ, and ActiveMQ. The benchmarks indicate that Apollo will be on a lot of developer's roadmaps for messaging.

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JBoss Benchmark Claims HornetQ is the Performance Leader of Enterprise Messaging Systems

by Dio Synodinos Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 05, 2010 9

JBoss has published the results of messaging throughput benchmarks against the leading enterprise messaging servers on the market that implement the Java Message Service (JMS) API.  In these results HornetQ demonstrates superior performance compared to the other products.

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HornetQ 2.0 faster than ActiveMQ 5.3 on Independent Benchmark but what about ActiveMQ 6?

by Dio Synodinos Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 18, 2010 4

JBoss HornetQ  has proven faster in peer reviewed benchmark, than the current version of ActiveMQ, mainly because of its choice to implement a highly tuned journal that uses AIO when running on Linux. ActiveMQ seems to be going the same way for version 6, pushing the competition.

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MySpace Replaces Storage with Solid-State Drive Technology in 150 Standard Load Servers

by Carlos Armas Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 14, 2009

MySpace and Fusion-io recently announced they are working together to reduce datacenter operations costs. Using Fusion-io's ioDrive SSDs, MySpace replaced 150 standard load servers, and reduced their number of heavy load servers from 80 to 30. Overall a reduction of 51% in server footprint was achieved, and MySpace will replace over 1700 of their remaining 2U servers as they reach end-of-life.

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