Kyle Downey

Chronicle, RAM disks and SSD

Mechanical sympathy applies to solid-state

I tested Chronicle Queue 3.2.1 with three disk types on an i7 MacBook
Air -- in part to try and answer for myself the question in Peter Lawrey's FAQ
about whether the disk write included in Chronicle was consequential.
I used the ExampleReadWriteMain.java for this purpose, and pointed it
at:

  • NAS HDD - . . .

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January 10, 2015

Objects as views

Code generation, SDO and zero GC collections

I came across C24's SDO the other day. It takes a very different approach to dealing with the problems of stop-the-world GC and memory bloat. It uses code generation to allow accessors to a compressed byte array with natural getters and setters as well as operations on the data, so it can represent large, complex objects with the minimum . . .

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January 10, 2015

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