September 3, 2008

Efficient data transfer through zero copy

Author: JT Smith

This article explains how you can improve the performance of I/O-intensive Java applications running on Linux and UNIX platforms through a technique called zero copy. Zero copy lets you avoid redundant data copies between intermediate buffers and reduces the number of context switches between user space and kernel space.

Link: ibm.com/developerworks

Category:

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