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The JITter Conundrum - Just in Time for Your Traffic Jam

In interpreted languages, it just takes longer to get stuff done - I earlier gave the example where the Python source code a = b + c would result in a BINARY_ADD byte code which takes 78 machine instructions to do the add, but it's a single native ADD instruction if run in compiled language like C or C++. How can we speed this up? Or as the performance expert would say, how do I decrease...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 20:00
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Doubling the Performance of OpenStack Swift with No Code Changes

My current gig is mostly about performance. I manage a group of software engineers dedicated to the languages becoming really important to the cloud and the datacenter.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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Modernizing Software with Future-Proof Code Optimizations

by Henry A. Gabb, Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel Software and Services Group

Authored by Henry Gabb (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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China Railway Corporation is Named Finalist for the SUPERUSER Award

The adoption of OpenStack* marked the first time China Railway has fully embraced open source technology.
Authored by Travis Broughton (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 11:41