Friday, January 19, 2007

Today's Paper: Compiler Optimizations for Nondeferred Reference-Counting Garbage Collection (ISMM 2006)

Compiler Optimizations for Nondeferred Reference-Counting Garbage Collection

Pramod G. Joisha

Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Memory Management, ISMM 2006, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 10-11, 2006, pp.150-161

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Apache Tomcat Performance

Frank Ziglar reports on the peformance of Tomcat, one of the most used Sevlet engines in the world (Some statistics can be found here), on Window and Linux platforms.

  • Comparing Apache Tomcat Performance Across Platforms, Sys-Con LiNUX, By Frank Ziglar, Apr 28, 2006
    — They have measured performance information to distinguish the differences between the Windows and Linux platforms. Given comparable hardware we found the performance differences almost trivial.
The original (full version?) report, devided into two parts, is available at the website of Web performance, Inc.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Today's Paper: A Smart Hill-Climbing Algorithm for Application Server Configuration (WWW 2004)

A smart hill-climbing algorithm for application server configuration

Bowei Xi, Zhen Liu, Mukund Raghavachari, Cathy H. Xia, Li Zhang

WWW 2004