Merge operations integrate sorted arrays by triaging entries based on a median value. Finding that value accurately and efficiently requires careful work.
Optimizing and testing a wildcard algorithm to get 5x performance improvement.
The advent of a unified memory model in CUDA 6 has made GPU programming much easier by removing lots of implementation details that developers formerly had to manage manually.
A very fast, parallel, simple to implement sort makes efficient use of memory.
The best books of the past 12 months.
The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism
Manage requirements with customization based on project complexity
New versions of XL Deploy and XL Release
A promise of an easier parallel programming model
Updates for Intel Cluster Studio XE 2013 and Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013
Software Development Performance Index (SDPI) developed with Carnegie Mellon
Architecture for interactive computing, includes parallel tools
VersionOne extends Agile collaboration to all stakeholders
TotalView 8.12 support for Cray XC30 supercomputer series and Apple
Swarm is new peer review software for distributed Agile teams
Events of Interest
December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon
March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London
March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby
March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference
March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference
April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015
April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference
May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference
May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015
Videos of Past Events
September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014
September 2013. JavaOne
June 2013. JAXConf 2013
May 2013. Google I/O
October 2012. JAXLondon 2012
September 2012. Strangeloop
July 2012. Java Language Summit
June 2012. Google I/O 2012
May 2012. Atlassian Summit
May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference
March 2012. Multicore World
July 2011. JVM Language Summit