Joshua Bloch: Performance Anxiety – on Performance Unpredictability, Its Measurement and Benchmarking

Joshua Bloch had a great talk called Performance Anxiety (30min, via Parleys; slides also available ) at Devoxx 2010, the main message as I read it was Nowadays, performance is completely non-predictable. You have to measure it and employ proper statistics to get some meaningful results. Microbenchmarking is very, very hard to do correctly. No,Continue reading “Joshua Bloch: Performance Anxiety – on Performance Unpredictability, Its Measurement and Benchmarking”