Java performance tuning
Java performance tuning is a function of many things, such as code, networks, hardware (client configuration, memory, CPU speed, storage capacity, etc.) and databases. It is almost impossible to predict exactly where a performance tuning failure might occur. Performance tuning tools allow you to take applications to their point of failure by using virtual users. Java performance tuning must be precise to simulate concurrent load at exactly the same instant. With manual performance tuning, human reaction times simply can't achieve and maintain the same level of concurrency as seen with automated tools. Find the latest information and tuning best practices in this topic section.
NoSpinningDiscs: Why your NoSQL solution thirsts for SSDs
02 Mar 2014
Feature - Organizations are always looking for opportunities to tune their architecture. To achieve massive scalability, many organizations have turned to various NoSQL solutions. But to blend performance with that scalability, organizations need to start...
The Scala debate demystified: Balancing the rants with the raves
01 Mar 2014
Feature - It's been over ten years since Scala appeared on the enterprise computing landscape. Some developers love it, while other developers loath it. Here's a look at what makes some developers rant, while other developers rave.
Top four reasons why you should use Scala on your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - Is it time for your organizations to unshackle itself from its legacy of Java development, and adopt a new programming language like Scala for the next big project? Here are four reasons why your organization might want to think about switching to Scala.
Top five reasons why Scala might not be the right choice for your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - There is a time and a place for everything, but is it the right time to use Scala in your next project? Sometimes sober second thought is a good thing, so if you're thinking about moving to Scala, here are a few warnings you might want to heed.
Will performance be the downfall for Java 8 and Project Lambda?
21 Jan 2014
Feature - Everyone has been anxiously awaiting Java 8 and Project Lambda that comes with it. But has the excitement blinding the Java community to the potential problems that might emerge when developers start using Lambdas en masse?
Lambdas in Java 8: A revolutionary change or an evolutionary error?
11 Jan 2014
Feature - There is a great deal of enthusiasm for Project Lambda and Java 8, but some in the programming community still wonder if Lambda will be a revolutionary change, or an evolutionary error.
Don't forget about CPUs and hardware when virtualizing in the cloud
11 Jan 2014
Feature - Many organizations are trying to improve performance by virtualizing operations and building private and hybrid clouds. But are some organizations loosing sight of the fact that virtualized hardware still needs concrete CPUs, memory and network bandwidth...
Embracing Lambda and Java 8? How the Java landscape will change in 2014
01 Jan 2014
Feature - What will 2014 bring for the enterprise Java community? How developers adapt to new technologies like Lambda is key. Also, how cloud computing deals with the increased desire to virtualize is key as well. Here we look at the key challenges developers...
Is your data persistence problem really a problem with the network?
13 Dec 2013
Conference News - Speakers and vendors gather at the AWS 2013 conference to discuss data persistence.
A revolutionary new approach to application monitoring with William Louth
24 Nov 2013
Feature - At JavaOne 2013, TheServerSide got a chance to talk to JInspired's William Louth about a variety of new revolutionary application monitoring techniques. Here is what he had to say on the topic.