Category Archives: Open Source

WordPress, nginx, W3TC and robots.txt

A quick note to try and save somebody else the hours of pain I just experienced… Here’s the scenario: you’re being dead clever and ditching Apache in favour of Nginx to run your WordPress blog/site and pretty much have everything … Continue reading

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Disruptor.NET

It’s interesting to see people getting interested in porting the Disruptor to .NET (although what’s wrong with The One True Language, I don’t know!). Tim Gebhardt has a port on Github Matt Davey (Technical Director at Lab49) also has a … Continue reading

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The Disruptor – Lock-free publishing

In case you’ve been living on another planet, we recently our high performance message passing framework. I’m going to give a quick run-down on how we put messages into the ring buffer (the core data structure within the Disruptor) without … Continue reading

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Open sourcing the Disruptor

LMAX recently open-sourced The Disruptor – one of the core frameworks upon which we build our ultra-high performance financial exchange. Today, we published a white paper detailing how The Disruptor works, and highlighting the sorts of performance benefits that can be … Continue reading

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Parallel Ant 0.9 beta released

After almost a year with no work, Parallel Ant 0.9 beta is finally released. More info on the page.

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