Version 3.2.1 of LMAX Disruptor now ready for download on Maven Central, complete with build and IDE updates.
Embrace the dark side. As a developer you’ll often be advised that writing concurrent code should be the purview of the genius coders alone.
Java jobs remain the toughest position for hiring managers and recruiters to fill according to job search engine Dice. Does this mean that they are too demanding, or the candidates arent up to scratch?
John Stevenson reflects on the year that was for the Java community – focusing on the rise of certain languages, the best events and conferences of the year and his own personal highlights.
Developed at LMAX to help build the world’s fastest financial exchange, the Disruptor is new open-source concurrency framework, designed as a high performance mechanism for inter-thread messaging. Using the Disruptor as an example, this talk will explain of some of the more detailed and less understood areas of concurrency, such as memory barriers and cache coherency. These concepts are often regarded as scary complex magic only accessible by wizards like Doug Lea and Cliff Click. The talk will try and demystify them and show that concurrency can be understood by us mere mortal programmers