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