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March 31, 2014

Java SE 8 Beyond Lambdas: The Big Picture

In addition to Lambdas, Java 8 features changes to the way annotations are handled, array processing, VM size, garbage collection, and so much more.

August 30, 2013

Defining an MPI Derived Type for Game of Life

What if you need to send data that is composed of two or more primitive types?

August 14, 2013

Life and Death in the Game of Life with MPI

In this post, I will finish up my description of how to compute each generation of cells on the grid.




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Matching Wildcards: An Empirical Way to Tame an Algorithm

Optimizing and testing a wildcard algorithm to get 5x performance improvement.

Unified Memory in CUDA 6: A Brief Overview

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.

Parallel In-Place Merge Sort

A very fast, parallel, simple to implement sort makes efficient use of memory.

Jolt Awards: The Best Books

The best books of the past 12 months.

Programming with OpenCL 1.2

printf-style debugging and the ability to partition computing devices into subdevices make OpenCL 1.2 a very useful upgrade.

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Oracle Java 8 Launched with Lambda Expressions for Parallelism

The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism

TechExcel DevSuite 9.3 ALM

Manage requirements with customization based on project complexity

XebiaLabs: Why Dev Needs DevOps

New versions of XL Deploy and XL Release

Nvidia CUDA 6 Now Free To Download

A promise of an easier parallel programming model

Intel Updates Cluster and Parallel Studio XE 2013

Updates for Intel Cluster Studio XE 2013 and Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

A New Measure For Agile Team Effectiveness

Software Development Performance Index (SDPI) developed with Carnegie Mellon

IPython 1.0 Language-Agnostic Architecture

Architecture for interactive computing, includes parallel tools

Real Agile Means Everybody Is Agile

VersionOne extends Agile collaboration to all stakeholders

TotalView Debugging Support for Intel Xeon Phi

TotalView 8.12 support for Cray XC30 supercomputer series and Apple

Assassin's Creed 3 Is Agile On Perforce

Swarm is new peer review software for distributed Agile teams

Events of Interest

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

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



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