December 2013 Blog Posts (6)

JEE8 Survey

In order to gather feedback for Java EE 8, we are running a survey.  To make it easier, we have divided it in two parts and it shouldn't really takes more than a few minutes to fill...
The 1st part is now available at …

Added by Michael Levin on December 10, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments

Swampcast is a Podcast from the Swamp

Did you know Swampcast has interviews with Jonathan Schwartz, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, Brion Vibber, former CTO of Wikipedia, Pandora's CEO and CTO and more? Here's the story of Swampcast:…


Added by Michael Levin on December 10, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

What is node.js?

Engine Yard created an infographic that will help you learn about node.js:


"Node.js is a server-side framework for JavaScript that has…


Added by Michael Levin on December 8, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Magnolia - Dave Booth wants to know...

Many of you probably know Dave - he wants some feedback on Magnolia and so do I. It's open and full featured and I like it. WHat do you know about it?…


Added by Michael Levin on December 7, 2013 at 9:28pm — No Comments

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Redis Improves Performance of Vector Semantic Search with Multi-Threaded Query Engine

Redis, the in-memory data structure store, has recently released its enhanced Redis Query Engine. This comes at a time when vector databases are gaining prominence due to their importance in retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) for GenAI applications. Redis announced significant improvements to its Query Engine, using multi-threading to enhance query throughput while maintaining low latency.

By Vinod Goje

Presentation: Harnessing Exotic Hardware: Charting the Future of JVM Performance

Monica Beckwith discusses the world of the JVM and its evolving relationship with exotic hardware. She presents a hypothetical scenario where GPU optimization plays a pivotal role.

By Monica Beckwith

Microsoft Releases .NET 9 Preview 6

Last week Microsoft released the sixth preview of .NET 9 framework, introducing several updates across the .NET Runtime, SDK, libraries, C#, and frameworks such as ASP.NET Core, Blazor, and .NET MAUI. As stated, the release aims to enhance performance, improve developer experience, and expand functionality.

By Almir Vuk

Podcast: Influencing Change, Joy at Work and Protecting Mental Health with Eb Ikonne

In this podcast Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods spoke to Eb Ikonne about leading change without authority, joy at work and mental health in the workplace.

By Eb Ikonne

How Testing in the Metaverse Looks

The "metaverse" typically refers to a collective virtual shared space that is created by the convergence of a virtually enhanced physical reality and a persistent virtual reality. According to Jonathon Wright, testing requires a mix of manual testing, automated testing, user testing, emulators, and simulators. Real-world testing environments are used to cover as many scenarios as possible.

By Ben Linders

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