C500k in Action at Urban Airship : I missed this back in 2010; 500k active TCP connections to a single EC2 large instance using Java and NIO
(tags: c10k java linux ec2 scaling nio netty urban-airship)
GraphChi : “big data, small machine” — perform computation on very large graphs using an algorithm they’re calling Parallel Sliding Windows. similar to Google’s Pregel, apparently
(tags: graphs graphchi big-data algorithms parallel)
High performance network programming on the JVM, OSCON 2012 : by Erik Onnen of Urban Airship. very good presentation on the current state of the art in large-scale low-latency service operation using the JVM on Linux. Lots of good details on async vs sync, HTTPS/TLS/TCP tuning, etc.
(tags: http https scaling jvm async sync oscon presentations tcp)