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    A Comparison between Rust and Erlang

    by Krishna Kumar Thokala Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 13, 2018 6

    This article will focus on a comparison between Erlang and Rust, detailing their similarities and differences. It may be interesting to both Erlang developers looking into Rust and Rust developers looking into Erlang. A final section will detail more about each of the language capabilities and shortcomings and argue for the possibility of leveraging both languages' strengths in the same project.

  • Architecture & Design Follow 1632 Followers

    FPGAs Supercharge Computational Performance

    by Rob Taylor Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 17, 2017

    Originally used in the development of new hardware, new, cloud-based FPGAs are making the technology more accessible. The dramatic improvements in speed and lower costs over traditional CPUs means more companies can start benefiting from the technology. FPGAs are fundamentally concurrent, which makes them an ideal tool for data-intensive, parallel processing problems.

  • DevOps Follow 578 Followers

    Practical Monitoring: Book Review and Q&A with Mike Julian

    by Daniel Bryant Follow 548 Followers on  Nov 07, 2017

    Mike Julian has recently published Practical Monitoring with O’Reilly, which aims to provide readers with a foundational introduction to the topic of monitoring, as well as practical guidelines on how to monitor service-based applications and cloud infrastrastructure. InfoQ recently sat down with Julian and discussed the topic of monitoring.

Java Follow 714 Followers

The Java Evolution of Eclipse Collections

Posted by Kristen O'Leary Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017

Learn about new Java 8 features in Eclipse Collections, a high performance Java Collections framework, and see some of the new things we’ve done to prepare for Java 9. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 484 Followers

Improving Corporate Cognitive Performance in IT Organisations

Posted by Andrew Mawson Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 12, 2017

The biggest tool in the software engineer’s toolkit is the brain. This article explains the different domains of the brain and their links to the performance of software engineers.

.NET Follow 247 Followers

Virtual Panel: High Performance Application in .NET

Posted by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 06, 2017

The panelists discuss high performance computing in .NET. The topics range from the main challenges they faced, to .NET Native and high performance in unconventional platforms.

JavaScript Follow 281 Followers

Benchmarks Don't Have to Die

Posted by Matt Fleming Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2017

Are tracing and profiling the future of performance engineering outside of the fast-moving JavaScript community? Do all benchmarks have a shelf-life?

Java Follow 714 Followers

Under The Hood with the JVM's Automatic Resource Management

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 17 Followers on  May 20, 2017

Oracle has announced the deprecation of Object::finalize. We take a deep look to understand how it works, why it's being deprecated and the recommended approach to replace finalization. 3

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Want to Know What’s in a GC Pause? Go Look at the GC Log!

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 17, 2017

A superficial look at application performance will quite often have the garbage collector undeservedly incriminate itself. A proper GC log analysis can lead us past the “blame the collector” game.

.NET Follow 247 Followers

Introducing Prefix and Retrace : Interview with Stackify's Founder Matt Watson

Posted by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 22, 2017

InfoQ reached out to Matt Watson, founder and CEO of Stackify, to learn more about its products Prefix and Retrace.

Architecture & Design Follow 1632 Followers

Learning Paths: QCon London Expert Recommendations

Posted by Wesley Reisz Follow 15 Followers on  Feb 16, 2017

Advice on the best talks to attend at QCon London 2017 from London Thought Leaders.

JavaScript Follow 281 Followers

Improve Your Node.js App Throughput One Micro-optimization at a Time

Posted by Jorge Bay Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 16, 2017

To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application.

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