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Konstantin I. Boudnik

Konstantin I. Boudnik is a software developer with over twelve years of field experience. He is Ph.D. candidate of Saint-Petersburg University, Russia. He started working at Sun Microsystems in 1994 and was participating in a variety of projects. Among them are Pascal compiler; Unix system administration; distributed systems development; JES installer. Right now he is quality researcher for Hotspot VM and looking for new ways of quality development for Java.


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Blog's transition

Posted by cos on February 5, 2009 at 1:12 PM PST

It's me again!

After quite a long time of inactivity in this blog I want to revamp it. However, I'm going to move it to on a new, better platform.

Software reliability

Posted by cos on March 29, 2007 at 4:53 PM PDT
Seems like the process of bring Java under an open source license has
raised the question of Java platform quality even higher. In
particular the question of reliability has been discussed more and
more widely among my peers over last few months. Thus, I decided to
share a couple of thoughts on the topic.    

Wanna know where you're located

Posted by cos on December 5, 2006 at 8:49 PM PST

Want to know you current network's location - check this out

Static analyzers comparison

Posted by cos on October 27, 2006 at 5:19 PM PDT
   The following is the evaluation of two static analysis solutions
   from Coverity and KlocWork.

    Background of the research

   The purpose of the conducted research was to find a software
   application capable of doing a source code static analysis.    

Open quality metrics and processes

Posted by cos on September 18, 2006 at 4:44 PM PDT

Despite the differences between business models, development
processes, functional areas of the application, and the languages,
these applications are written in, the quality approaches for them are
quite similar and final goal is the same. The engineering team has to
deliver quality application to the end users.

Let's retrospect how it gets addressed by different teams.

Are lawyers up to open source movement?

Posted by cos on June 9, 2006 at 11:35 AM PDT

Hello there.

Looks like the open source market is getting more and more hot nowaday.

Java is getting open. What about Java quality?

Posted by cos on May 20, 2006 at 12:13 AM PDT

Hello there!

Last week happened to be quite busy for many Java developers,
activists, and supporters. JavaOne 2006 conference had a lot of
interesting pods, booths, talks and other kinds of presentations. A
leading development companies were bringing their innovations to share
the knowledge and expertise in the field.

Lost in translation

Posted by cos on May 12, 2006 at 3:48 PM PDT

Недавно разглядывал газетку "Известия" - была такая уважаемая в советские времена газета. Почему была? Да потому что уважаемой я ее назвать больше не могу.

Smaller Java, but bigger market?

Posted by cos on April 21, 2006 at 12:47 PM PDT

Hi there

New Java VM blog is coming...

Posted by cos on March 31, 2006 at 10:04 AM PST

Hi there

Again a message mostly for those, who is speaking or at least reading

Our folks from Saint-Petersburg href="">I
was writing about this great city before SQE team are starting
their own blog, designated for the Russia-speaking development crowd.

The blog, I believe, will be a real first hand's v