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Optimizing Hadoop Deployments
By Dan Fineberg (Intel)Posted 12/24/20130
This paper provides guidance, based on extensive lab testing conducted at Intel, to help IT organizations plan an optimized infrastructure for deploying Apache Hadoop*.  It includes: Best practices for establishing server hardware specifications level software guidance regarding the operating s...
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Optimizing Infrastructure for Workloads in OpenStack-Based Public Cloud Services
By Dan Fineberg (Intel)Posted 12/20/20130
This paper examines how business needs translate to infrastructure considerations for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) when building out or enhancing an OpenStack* cloud environment. The paper looks at these requirements and the foundational platform technologies that can support a wide range o...
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Accelerating Performance for Server-Side Java* Applications
By Dan Fineberg (Intel)Posted 12/20/20130
This paper describes the key architectural advancements of the latest Intel Xeon processors and Intel Atom processor C2000s that are beneficial to Java applications. It also describes some of the techniques and strategies used to optimize JVM software and the benefits those optimizations bring ...
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Dec. 2013 Performance Update: Memcached Configuration & Deployment
By Dan Fineberg (Intel)Posted 12/20/20130
New benchmark test results update this This Configuration and Deployment Guide which explores designing and building a Memcached infrastructure that is scalable, reliable, manageable and secure. Benchmark tests included the latest Intel Atom and Intel Xeon processor-based microservers and dual-so...
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Android* Tutorial: Writing a Multithreaded Application using Intel® Threading Building Blocks
By Vladimir Polin (Intel)Posted 12/12/20130
Recently we posted the “Windows* 8 Tutorial: Writing a Multithreaded Application for the Windows Store* using Intel® Threading Building Blocks”. There we stated that the parallel calculation engine can be ported easily to other mobile or desktop platforms. Android is a good example of such a mobi...
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Power Considerations of Web Image Animations
By adminPosted 12/09/20130
Developers have substantially improved the performance and power usage of websites and the browsers themselves in recent years. However, this improvement is limited to the factors that browsers can control. Web developers also have a significant ability to improve the performance and power of the...
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Android Code Sample: Battery
By adminPosted 11/27/20130
Battery.zipBSD2.0.txt Developers many be interested in getting information about the state of the battery on a device. The Battery Manager in *Android provides information that may tell an application whether the device is plugged in to power or not. It can also report the battery's charge level...
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Power Explorer
By Leigh D. (Intel)Posted 10/31/20130
Today any review of a new processor whether it’s used in a desktop computer, a laptop, a tablet or a phone will contain lots of information about how efficient it is and the new technologies that have been used to achieve this performance. Operating system developers spend large amounts of time o...
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Finer Points of using SSE Instructions for Android* media apps on the Intel® Atom™ Platform
By Michael Stoner (Intel)Posted 09/23/20130
By Michael Stoner, Sr. Application Engineer, Intel Corporation Victoria Zhislina, Sr. Application Engineer, Intel Corporation Jackie Lee, Application Engineer, Intel Corporation Abstract Power efficiency has always been an important factor in designing handheld devices like smartphones and ta...
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Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2
By Belinda Liviero (Intel)Posted 09/12/20130
Based on Intel® Core™ microarchitecture (formerly codenamed Ivy Bridge) and manufactured on 22-nanometer process technology, these processors provide significant performance and power-efficiency improvement over the previous-generation Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family. This is the ...
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