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"Node.js has impressed me several times with high performance right out of the box. In my last Node.js project it was the same: we beat the given performance targets without having to tweak the application at all. I never really experienced this in Java EE projects."
"This is the fifth article in the series of "Become a Java GC Expert". In the first issue Understanding Java Garbage Collection we have learned about the processes for different GC algorithms, about how GC works, what Young and Old Generation is, what you should know about the 5 types of GC in the new JDK 7, and what the performance implications are for each of these GC types."
"There has been a wealth of speculation about what might be wrong with the healthcare.gov website from some of the best and brightest technology has to offer. It seems like everyone has an opinion about what is wrong yet there are still very few facts available to the public."
"Lots of blog posts and research papers are written about the topics of scaling up and scaling out. This interesting blog post, for instance, sheds some light on the two strategies with respect to physical maintenance costs, such as cooling and electricity consumption. Certainly non-negligible aspects for very large systems."
"Let us celebrate this venerable structural stalwart with a rousing tour of examples showing just how classes are grouped and protected within their loving confines. Supplying these specimens will be no Java weakling found huddled in an internet basement, but Apache's flagship software management tool, Maven itself. Specifically, the maven-core-3.0.5.jar has been casually selected as the lucky donor."