This article describes how AsiaInfo ADB was able to take advantage of features like Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 and Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions as well as faster Intel® Solid State Drive hard disks to improve its performance when running on systems equipped with the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® processors.
1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction
Intel® for its part invests countless hours and billions of transistors to add features in our silicon products which will speed up people's lives. If only they knew how to take advantage of it! Part of our job in dynamic languages is what I call "putting the cookies on the bottom shelf". Make this advanced technology easily consumable, and show you the value of it so you can be sure to use it.