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16
Mar

RSS Digest: Week Ending 16-Mar-2012

Java

Top1 Java Book Recommendation: Thinking in Java
http://www.asjava.com/core-java/java-book-recommendations-top-and-best-java-books/

JDK 8 backported ConcurrentHashMaps in Infinispan
http://planet.jboss.org/post/jdk_8_backported_concurrenthashmaps_in_infinispan

Save Memory by Using String Intern in Java
http://blog.codecentric.de/en/2012/03/save-memory-by-using-string-intern-in-java/

Java Memory Management
https://book.dynatrace.com/content/memory/how-garbage-collection-works.aspx

 

Technology

Video: MPI – Overview, Performance Optimizations, and Tuning
http://insidehpc.com/2012/03/13/video-communications-mpi-overview-performance-optimizations-and-tuning/

Intel Xeon E5 review
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/processors/373600/intel-xeon-e5

9
Mar

RSS Digest: Week Ending 09-Mar-2012

Java

Better Programmer
http://www.betterprogrammer.com/

Comparing JVMs on ARM/Linux
https://blogs.oracle.com/jtc/entry/comparing_jvms_on_arm_linux

 

Linux

Kernel Performance Tuning is Art, not Science (Part 1)
http://blog.kreyolys.com/2011/03/05/kernel-performance-tuning-is-art-not-science-part-1/

 

HFT

Dynamic Co-movement Detection of High Frequency Financial Data
http://www.jds-online.com/file_download/357/JDS-1054.pdf

Low-Latency Trading
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1695460

Can High-Frequency Traders Game Futures?
http://ablealpha.com/Research/Aldridge%20-%20Can%20HFT%20Game%20Futures%2020120120.pdf

Hidden Markov model applied to FX prediction
http://epchan.blogspot.com/2012/03/hidden-markov-model-applied-to-fx.html

High Frequency Trading Acceleration using FPGAs
http://ra.ziti.uni-heidelberg.de/pages/publications/papers/2011/11.pdf

2
Mar

RSS Digest: Week Ending 02-Mar-2012

Java

From Java code to Java heap
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-codetoheap/index.html

 

Linux

10 free Linux e-books
http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/02/24/10-free-linux-e-books/

 

Internet

Why upgrading your Linux Kernel will make your customers much happier
http://samsaffron.com/archive/2012/03/01/why-upgrading-your-linux-kernel-will-make-your-customers-much-happier

SPDY: An experimental protocol for a faster web
http://www.chromium.org/spdy/spdy-whitepaper

Test a website’s performance
http://www.webpagetest.org/

24
Feb

RSS Digest: Week Ending 24-Feb-2012

Java

JSR 354: Money and Currency API
http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=354

How much difference can thread affinity make
http://vanillajava.blogspot.com/2012/02/how-much-difference-can-thread-affinity.html

 

Technology

Revisiting Network I/O APIs: The netmap Framework
http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2103536

15
Feb

RSS Digest: Week Ending 15-Feb-2012

Java

Java 7 Update 3 and Java 6 Update 31 have released!
https://blogs.oracle.com/javase/entry/java_7_update_3_and

Adding Latency and Limiting Bandwidth
http://blog.tinola.com/?e=22

STOMP Messaging Benchmarks: ActiveMQ vs Apollo vs HornetQ vs RabbitMQ
http://hiramchirino.com/blog/2011/12/stomp-messaging-benchmarks-activemq-vs-apollo-vs-hornetq-vs-rabbitmq/

Transactional Hardware on x86
http://jeremymanson.blogspot.com/2012/02/transactional-hardware-on-x86.html

Understanding JVM Internals
http://www.cubrid.org/blog/dev-platform/understanding-jvm-internals/

What is behind System.nanoTime()?
http://stas-blogspot.blogspot.com/2012/02/what-is-behind-systemnanotime.html

Java 7: A complete invokedynamic example
http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2012/02/java-7-complete-invokedynamic-example.html

High performance libraries in Java
http://vanillajava.blogspot.com/2012/02/high-performance-libraries-in-java.html

Java 7 – Project Coin Decompiled Part II
http://www.java-n-me.com/2012/01/java-7-project-coin-decompiled-part-ii.html

atomic fetch-and-add vs compare-and-swap
https://blogs.oracle.com/dave/entry/atomic_fetch_and_add_vs

False sharing induced by card table marking
https://blogs.oracle.com/dave/entry/false_sharing_induced_by_card

Comparing JVMs on ARM/Linux
https://blogs.oracle.com/jtc/entry/comparing_jvms_on_arm_linux

Java SE Specifications
http://docs.oracle.com/javase/specs/index.html

 

Programming

Programmer personality types: 13 profiles in code
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-02-2012/120206-programmer-personality-types.html

 

Technology

Intel Packs Performance and Reliability into Its Latest Solid-State Drive
http://newsroom.intel.com/community/intel_newsroom/blog/2012/02/06/intel-packs-performance-and-reliability-into-its-latest-solid-state-drive

Apple working on ARM port for Mac OS X: will Macbook Airs see it first?
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2012/feb/07/apple-arm-macbook-port

High Performance Trading – FIX Messaging Testing
http://www.low-latency.com/article/high-performance-trading-fix-messaging-testing

BytePac: the cardboard hard disk enclosure
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/blogs/2012/02/08/bytepac-the-cardboard-hard-disk-enclosure/

3
Feb

RSS Digest: Week Ending 03-Feb-2012

Java

[concurrency-interest] ForkJoin updates
http://cs.oswego.edu/pipermail/concurrency-interest/2012-January/008987.html

 

Programming

Triple Buffering as a Concurrency Mechanism
http://remis-thoughts.blogspot.com/2012/01/triple-buffering-as-concurrency.html

 

Technology

New Whitepaper: Boost RAM Bandwidth by 20% with a Single Command
http://insidehpc.com/2012/01/27/new-whitepaper-boost-ram-bandwidth-by-20-with-a-single-command/

 

27
Jan

RSS Digest: Week Ending 27-Jan-2012

Java

Unsigned Integer Arithmetic API now in JDK 8
http://www.java.net/external?url=http://blogs.oracle.com/darcy/entry/unsigned_api

25 Best Free Eclipse Plug-ins for Java Developer to be Productive
http://www.fromdev.com/2012/01/25-best-free-eclipse-plug-ins-for-java.html

The Word Count Example
http://blog.dynatrace.com/2012/01/25/about-the-performance-of-map-reduce-jobs/

 

Programming

The Problem with Threads
http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/2006/EECS-2006-1.pdf

 

Technology

The faster-than-fast Fourier transform
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/faster-fourier-transforms-0118.html

Apple becomes biggest semiconductor buyer
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/372388/apple-becomes-biggest-semiconductor-buyer

Let’s make TCP faster
http://googlecode.blogspot.com/2012/01/lets-make-tcp-faster.html

Intel Upsets Apple Cart, Snaps Up QLogic’s InfiniBand Biz
http://insidehpc.com/2012/01/24/intel-upsets-apple-cart-snaps-up-qlogics-infiniband-biz/

University leads the way on high performance computing
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/news/display/?id=7893

 

Games

C&C – HTML5
http://apps.nahklick.de/cnc/

20
Jan

RSS Digest: Week Ending 20-Jan-2012

Java

JVM Performance Tuning (notes)
http://www.umbrant.com/blog/2012/twitter_jvm_tuning.html

File I/O (Featuring NIO.2)
http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/essential/io/fileio.html

Copying Arrays Fast
http://www.javaspecialists.eu/archive/Issue124.html

 

Programming

Linked Lists Are, Like, So Last Century
http://drdobbs.com/parallel/232400466

Why Events Are A Bad Idea (for high-concurrency servers)
http://www.usenix.org/events/hotos03/tech/full_papers/vonbehren/vonbehren_html/

 

Technology

Booting an Intel Architecture System, Part I: Early Initialization
http://drdobbs.com/parallel/232300699

Booting an Intel Architecture System, Part II: Advanced Initialization
http://drdobbs.com/architecture-and-design/232400476

Microsoft Raises ‘State of the Art’ Son of NTFS
http://insidehpc.com/2012/01/18/microsoft-raises-state-of-the-art-son-of-ntfs/

13
Jan

RSS Digest: Week Ending 13-Jan-2012

Java

Writing Low-Level Network Utilities With Java
http://insanelycrazy.net/development/faces/viewarticle.xhtml?id=23

 

Programming

ELF
http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~charngda/elf.html

5 ways to get insane productivity boosts for coders
http://yanpritzker.com/2006/10/03/five-ways-to-get-insane-productivity-boosts/

 

Linux

What’s new in Linux 3.2
http://www.h-online.com/open/features/What-s-new-in-Linux-3-2-1400680.html

Linux 3.2 Kernel Benchmarks
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_32_kernel&num=1

 

Finance

QuantNet’s Best-Selling Books of 2011
http://www.quantnet.com/quantnet-best-selling-books-2011/

30
Dec

RSS Digest: Week Ending 30-Dec-2011

Java

Args4j vs JCommander for Parsing Command Line Parameters
http://fahdshariff.blogspot.com/2011/12/args4j-vs-jcommander-for-parsing.html

Java Sequential IO Performance
http://mechanical-sympathy.blogspot.com/2011/12/java-sequential-io-performance.html

Java 8 Status Updates
http://jthoenes.bergischweb.de/2011/12/23/java-8-status-updates/

 

C++

Beginner’s Guide to Linkers
http://www.lurklurk.org/linkers/linkers.html

 

Programming

Significant Software Development Developments of 2011
http://marxsoftware.blogspot.com/2011/12/significant-software-development.html

Performance Engineering of Software Systems
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-172-performance-engineering-of-software-systems-fall-2010/