Category Archives: Performance

Flatbuffers performance in Java

TLDR; FlatBuffers is not the cure for performance issues in Java “Always right” attitude Developers like to think of themselves as rational, methodical and driven by facts instead of beliefs. That gave rise to the popular myth of software field driven by meritocracy, instead of popularity/fashion/tribalism. This way we can feel better about ourselves and […]

Improving Java JSON speed

TL;DR; People don’t really care about Java JSON speed The curse of the best In Javaland there is one “standard” JSON framework/library – Jackson. It’s been around forever, has various features, great performance and abundance of documentation. As such it’s no wonder that it’s the default choice for any Java JSON problem. And when you […]