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Dimosthenis Pediaditakis
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How is Java different to Shakira??
"Java heaps (can) lie" ... ☺
This is an updated version of the Russian post I had roughly one year ago, way before Java Object Layout was available under OpenJDK, and the draft I had on GitHub was in infancy. The rationale for this post is to give the "runtime guy" perspective on every single blog post about Java object ...
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Very nice talk, digs all the way down to instructions parallelism and wise cache line accesses
Optimizations are one thing -- making a serious data collection program run 114,000 times faster is another thing entirely. Leaning on 30+ years of programmi...
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Why might you declare a pure virtual function and also write a definition (body)?
This is the original GotW problem and solution substantially as posted to Usenet. See the book More Exceptional C++ (Addison-Wesley, 2002) for the most current solution to this GotW issue. The solutions in the book have been revised and expanded since their initial appearance in GotW.
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Brainwashing is not bad after all...
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Nice read on misconception for CPU cache flushing
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I failed to find a thorough comparison page on poll() vs select() so I wrote my own. If you find flaws or have additions, please let me know! My blog post also provides some background. Differences between poll() and select() and to the end some mentions about the more modern event-driven ...
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I've met lots of non-amateur Linux users who lack basic knowledge on things they use everyday.

A typical example is ignoring the meaning of directory permissions:   "r", "w", "x", sticky and  setgid bits

http://www.hackinglinuxexposed.com/articles/20030424.html
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Very cool presentation, spanning from CPython details to OS scheduling
Inside the Python GIL.: http://youtu.be/ph374fJqFPE
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  • University of Cambridge
    Research Associate, present
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    RA and PhD candidate, 2008 - 2012
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