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 right. You’re NOT using a plugin to generate robots.txt for you – after all, WordPress [...]
Archive for category Performance
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 using any locks.
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 achieved by using it. The Disruptor is essentially a library which we (and now you!) [...]