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55 Dedicated Cloud Compute Optimised Solutions

We have compared compute-optimised instances from 55 vendors, and the cost per virtual CPU differs significantly between different products. 

Case Studies

UOB Case Study

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Videos

Introduction to Chronicle FIX UI

This tutorial delves into how to use the Chronicle FIX UI, which helps you to add, edit, delete and manage FIX sessions.

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Videos

Webinar | Allocations Don’t Scale

Peter Lawrey explores object allocation and how it could be hurting vertical scalability.

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Videos

Tutorial | Chronicle FIX Parser

How to use Chronicle’s free FIX parser to help decode and read FIX messages

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Videos

Webinar | Java is Very Fast

Peter Lawrey presents webinar based on his remarkably popular article, ‘Java is Very Fast if You don’t Create too Many Objects’.

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At Chronicle we build applications that must process very high numbers of events with minimum latency. Generating unique IDs for these events using the…

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Videos

Tutorial | Running Services with Docker

This video follows on from the account balancer example, and in this tutorial we demonstrate how to run Chronicle Services with Docker.

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This video is a follow on from the video on Chronicle’s Services Testing Framework, and looks at how Chronicle Services can send DTOs as well as how custom setup data can be added to your configuration file and your YamlTester tests.

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Technical Articles

Java is Very Fast, If You Don’t Create Many Objects

This article looks at a benchmark passing events over TCP/IP at 4 billion events per minute using the net.openhft.chronicle.wire.channel package in Chronicle Wire and…

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Videos

Tutorial | Microservices Testing Example

This video follows on from the previous video and goes into more detail on the Chronicle Testing Framework.

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This video demonstrates a simple example of Chronicle’s Microservices Framework and shows how to send events between two services.

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Blogs, Technical Articles

Monitoring Event Loops for Blockages

Chronicle’s open source Chronicle Threads library has a little known feature which is one of the first tools I get from my bag if a…

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This tutorial provides a simple example for how to send events and make method calls from one java process to another, using Chronicle Queue as an interprocess communication transport.

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Technical Articles

Monitoring Chronicle Services

Chronicle Services is a framework for building Event-driven microservices. Microservices built with Chronicle Services are efficient, easy to build, test, and maintain. Equally important…

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Dedicated compute optimised instances deliver high performance for compute-bound applications in the cloud. They are, therefore, ideal for low latency applications like Chronicle’s software….

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Technical Articles

Using Pausers in Event Loops

Typically in low-latency development, a trade-off must be made between minimising latency and avoiding excessive CPU utilisation. This article explores how Chronicle’s Pausers can…

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Technical Articles

Tuning Java Applications for Low Latency on Linux

Introduction I have lost count of the number of times I have been told that Java is not a suitable language in which to…

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Videos

Tutorial | Chronicle FIX Failover Demo

This demo explores Chronicle FIX Failover, which allows you to evaluate the High Availability failover features of Chronicle FIX.

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Technical Articles

The Unix Philosophy for Low Latency

Unix has been around for more than 50 years, and the original design principles must be good enough for it (and its derivative, Linux)…

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Benchmarks, Technical Articles

Comparing Approaches to Durability in Low Latency Messaging Queues

A significant feature of Chronicle Queue Enterprise is support for TCP replication across multiple servers to ensure high availability of application infrastructure. I have…

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