One Billion Row Challenge Shows Java Can Process 1B Rows File in 2 Seconds

On the first day of 2024, Gunnar Morling, Senior Staff Software Engineer at Decodable, launched The One Billion Row Challenge (1BRC) to the Java Community. This ongoing challenge will run until the end of January and aims to find Java code that processes … Read more

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