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Jack Shirazi

Jack Shirazi has been a Java Champion (https://java-champions.java.net/) since 2005; is the founder of http://JavaPerformanceTuning.com, the world's premier site for Java performance information; is the owner of http://fasterj.com; is the author of O'Reilly's "Java Performance Tuning"; and is senior Java developer at http://Nexmo.com. At JavaPerformanceTuning.com, Jack has published several thousand performance tips as well as many articles about performance tools, discussion groups, and much more. Jack has also published work on protein structure prediction and black hole thermodynamics, and contributed to some Perl5 core modules.

 

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"We don't have any competitors"

Posted by jacksjpt on April 13, 2004 at 5:22 AM PDT

I go to the occassional meeting or trade show where vendors are displaying their wares. I look at what interests me, and sometimes give feedback to the vendors when I have appropriate expertise. Some are interested in my suggestions, some aren't. Not so long ago, I was being given a demo by two guys about their company's leading product.

Experiences On Running A Website For Profit, Part 1: The Beginning

Posted by jacksjpt on April 1, 2004 at 5:40 AM PST

A Book

Sun, bullets, and feet

Posted by jacksjpt on February 4, 2004 at 11:23 AM PST

In January's Java Performance Tuning newsletter there are several interesting news items. Of course we had the usual range of tool vendor and benchmark announcements; what I consider to be "background news", because they are usually there each month.

Responses to last month, and December Java Performance News

Posted by jacksjpt on December 31, 2003 at 5:25 AM PST

The December issue of the Java Performance Newsletter was published, contents are:

November Java Performance News

Posted by jacksjpt on November 28, 2003 at 7:02 AM PST

The November issue of the Java Performance Newsletter was published, contents are:

September Java Performance News

Posted by jacksjpt on October 1, 2003 at 2:13 AM PDT

The September issue of the Java Performance Newsletter was published. Here is the content list.

  • Timers and audio performance How do you synchronize audio and video frames? What is Java's current capability for recording audio samples? Why is clock skew important to audio recording?

August Java Performance News

Posted by jacksjpt on August 27, 2003 at 8:08 AM PDT

The August issue of the Java Performance Newsletter was published, here is the content list

The House That Jack Built

Posted by jacksjpt on August 7, 2003 at 12:35 AM PDT

Do you know how to use a hammer? A screwdriver? A saw? Almost certainly you do. Does that
mean you can build a house? Well maybe, but unless you have previous experience
at building houses, I don't think I'd want to live in the one you built. Knowing
how to use the tools is not the same skill as being able to build a house.

Java Performance News

Posted by jacksjpt on July 30, 2003 at 2:58 AM PDT

The JavaPerformanceTuning.com July newsletter was published. And naturally I wouldn't leave you ignorant of that highly important fact.

Java Case Studies

Posted by jacksjpt on July 24, 2003 at 5:03 AM PDT


I love looking through case studies. They can teach you so much about what to do, what not to do, what is in vogue, etc. All those useful design patterns came from analyzing lots of case studies and seeing what worked; and sometimes, more importantly, what didn't work.


So this year I decided to start listing case studies when I find them.