Just finished presenting in second life. This time the experience was not so good, my audio cut out unexpected during the presentation, so I ended up having to use chat to present the material. I was very glad that I'd gone to the effort of writing a script before the presentation, however, reading off the screen is not as effective as presenting the material.Anyway, I found 'statistics' panel in the environment and looking at this indicated that I was down to
Bao from AMD pointed me at these two additional resources. A cheat sheet for Sun Studio. I disagree with the suggestion on it to use -xO2, I would suggest using -O instead. There's also a Solaris Developer Zone.
This AMD document summarises the optimisation flags available for many x86 compilers (Sun Studio, PGI, Intel etc.). It's about a year old, but it looks ok for Sun Studio. However it talks about -xcrossfile which is ancient history - use -xipo instead!
For those that haven't heard of it Pecha Kucha is a presentation format where you present 20 slides on a topic, with the twist that each slide is only displayed for 20 seconds. I'd first read about in on Presentation Zen, and last week I got the opportunity to experience it first hand.It actually took me quite some time to put my slides together. This was for a couple of reasons. First of all, I wanted to use the opportunity to put together a more graphical set of slides than...
The Innovation Insider discussion seemed to go well. I'd expected it to be mainly at a higher level, but we had the time to talk about some technical stuff - I'd not expected to mention hardware performance counters, but I guess they are one of my pet topics ;)The audio is now available for your listening pleasure.