Friday, March 25, 2011

RSS Digest: Week Ending 25-Mar-2011

Java

The Performance Paradox of the JVM: Why More Hardware Means More Failures
http://docs.media.bitpipe.com/io_25x/io_25445/item_394514/Azul_TheServerSide_SO%23033729_Expert-Tip_031611.pdf

Java Tip: Find process id of running Java process
http://boxysystems.com/index.php/java-tip-find-process-id-of-running-java-process/

The impact of Garbage Collection on Java performance
http://blog.dynatrace.com/2011/03/24/the-impact-of-garbage-collection-on-java-performance/


UNIX/Linux

My Bash Profile - Part IV: Functions
http://fahdshariff.blogspot.com/2011/03/my-bash-profile-part-iv-functions.html


Technology

May’s Law and Parallel Software
http://www.linux-mag.com/id/8422/

Apple iPad 2 review
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/tablets/366115/apple-ipad-2

Satellite snaps extent of Japan's post-quake blackout
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2011/03/extent-of-post-quake-blackout.html

New Intel Turbo Boost Technology
http://drdobbs.com/blogs/high-performance-computing/229301335

Nintendo 3DS: the essential guide
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/gamesblog/2011/mar/22/nintendo-3ds-review

Firefox 4 finally ready to roll
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/366235/firefox-4-finally-ready-to-roll

iPad 2 Arrives in 25 More Countries This Friday
http://www.apple.com/uk/pr/library/2011/03/22ipad.html

CUDAfy - General Purpose GPU Development on .NET
http://insidehpc.com/2011/03/23/cudafy-general-purpose-gpu-development-on-net/

Friday, March 18, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011

RSS Digest: Week Ending 04-Mar-2011

Java

Java Bytecode Fundamentals: Using Objects and Calling Methods
http://www.zeroturnaround.com/blog/java-bytecode-fundamentals-using-objects-and-calling-methods/

Performance tuning @ JFokus
http://kirk.blog-city.com/performance_tuning__jfokus.htm

The Azul Garbage Collector
http://www.infoq.com/articles/azul_gc_in_detail

Nondeterministic Floating-Point Conversions in Java
http://www.exploringbinary.com/nondeterministic-floating-point-conversions-in-java/

Java Synchronization (Mutual Exclusion) Benchmark
http://www.baptiste-wicht.com/2010/09/java-synchronization-mutual-exclusion-benchmark/

JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2010
http://www.oracle.com/us/javaonedevelop/index.html

JVM Language Summit 2010
http://wiki.jvmlangsummit.com/Main_Page


Technology

Thunderbolt: The Fastest Data Connection to Your PC Just Arrived
http://newsroom.intel.com/community/intel_newsroom/blog/2011/02/24/thunderbolt-technology-the-fastest-data-connection-to-your-pc-just-arrived

The essential tools for IT pros in 2011
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/realworld/365539/the-essential-tools-for-it-pros-in-2011

How long does it take to make a context switch?
http://blog.tsunanet.net/2010/11/how-long-does-it-take-to-make-context.html

Apple iPad 2 review: first look
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/blogs/2011/03/02/apple-ipad-2-review-first-look/

Apple staffer: wait for iPad 3
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/365659/apple-staffer-wait-for-ipad-3


Football

I'm a romantic, says Xavi, heartbeat of Barcelona and Spain
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2011/feb/11/xavi-barcelona-spain-interview