performance

How Not to Measure Elapsed Time

Jonatan Ivanov

The rabbit hole goes infinitely deep if you want to do latency measurements, benchmarking, and performance testing/tuning/analysis. They are very hard to do right and it is very easy to mess them up. In this post, I would like to show you a very common mistake (that is just 0.000001‰ of the tip of the iceberg) and an extremely simple solution to fix it.

Clamshell: 2020-07-05

Recent news in tech in a clamshell

Jonatan Ivanov
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Clamshell: 2020-06-21

Recent news in tech in a clamshell

Jonatan Ivanov

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  • Mozilla VPN
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  • A history of the Groovy programming language
  • Simple & effective G1 GC tuning tips
  • TornadoVM
  • 2020 Chrome Extension Performance Report
  • Piranha
  • AWS CloudFormation Guard
  • Spotify Backstage