Java Buffer types versus native arrays: which is faster?
When programming in C, one has to allocate and de-allocate memory by hand. It is an error prone process. In contrast, newer languages like Java often manage their memory automatically. Java relies on garbage collection. In effect, memory is allocated as n… Read more
Java 9 brings more than just modules: better performance, less momory consumption, G1 as the default GC, HTML5 Javadoc ... a lot goes on inside Java 9.Read more »
About a month ago, I had the pleasure of taking a tutorial led by the fantastic Brendan Gregg on creating FlameGraphs using the Linux perf toolset. I recommend reading his many blog posts on the subject, but in short: while perf is an excellent resource f...Read more »