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A High-Performance Team

From design to production, performance should be part of the process.

by Philip Beevers | February 23, 2006

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Extending the Semantics of Scheduling Priorities

Increasing parallelism demands new paradigms.

by Rafael Vanoni Polanczyk | June 14, 2012

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 55 Issue 8

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Hadoop Superlinear Scalability

The perpetual motion of parallel performance

by Neil Gunther, Paul Puglia, Kristofer Tomasette | June 4, 2015

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Hidden in Plain Sight

Improvements in the observability of software can help you diagnose your most crippling performance problems.

by Bryan Cantrill | February 23, 2006

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How Fast is Your Web Site?

Web site performance data has never been more readily available.

by Patrick Meenan | March 4, 2013

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 56 Issue 4

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Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling

Taking advantage of idleness to reduce dropped frames and memory consumption

by Ulan Degenbaev, Jochen Eisinger, Manfred Ernst, Ross McIlroy, Hannes Payer | July 26, 2016

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 10

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Lessons from the Floor

The manufacturing industry can teach us a lot about measuring performance in large-scale Internet services.

by Daniel Rogers | January 31, 2006

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Modern Performance Monitoring

Today's diverse and decentralized computer world demands new thinking about performance monitoring and analysis.

by Mark Purdy | February 23, 2006

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Performance Anti-Patterns

Want your apps to run faster? Heres what not to do.

by Bart Smaalders | February 23, 2006

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The API Performance Contract

How can the expected interactions between caller and implementation be guaranteed?

by Robert Sproull, Jim Waldo | January 30, 2014

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Thinking Clearly about Performance

Improving the performance of complex software is difficult, but understanding some fundamental principles can make it easier.

by Cary Millsap | September 1, 2010

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Thinking Methodically about Performance

The USE method addresses shortcomings in other commonly used methodologies.

by Brendan Gregg | December 11, 2012

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 56 Issue 2

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You're Doing It Wrong

Think you've mastered the art of server performance? Think again.

by Poul-Henning Kamp | June 11, 2010

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 53 Issue 7

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