ParallelStream Vs Stream Digest, Vol 113, Issue 94

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at
Fri Sep 30 23:51:05 UTC 2016

On 9/30/16 12:41 PM, John Rose wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2016, at 11:39 PM, Louis Wasserman <wasserman.louis at> wrote:
>> You should absolutely not assume parallel streams are faster than
>> sequential streams.
>> <> is pretty much
>> the iconic document on that subject, and explains circumstances under which
>> parallelism is good, and when it is likely to be harmful.
> Stuart Marks and Brian Goetz gave an excellent talk on this at JavaOne last week.
> You can view it here.  The talk is called "Thinking in Parallel".
> <>
> InfoQ wrote a useful summary of the talk, for those with no time for video:
> <>
> But the video is very enjoyable, even if you think you know what they are going to say.
> — John
> P.S.  One influence of this year's presentation is an epic manifesto by Guy Steele in 2010.
> <>

John, thanks for the plug!

If you just want to look at the slides, they're linked from this post on my blog:


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