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Smidth Panchamia
Staff Software Engineer, MapR

Smidth Panchamia is a Staff Software Engineer at MapR. He's lived in the heart of Silicon Valley for about 5 years, and has first hand experience of what various companies are doing and how they are harnessing the power of technology to enhance our day to day experiences.

He is a strong believer that technology can help ease the lives of people, not just in the developed world, but developing world too. 

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Posted on July 17, 2015 by Smidth Panchamia

Native languages like C/C++ provide a tighter control on memory and performance characteristics of the application. A well written C++ program that has intimate knowledge of the memory access patterns and the architecture of the machine will run several times faster than Java. For these reasons, a lot of enterprise customers with massive scalability and performance requirements tend to use C/C++ in their server applications in comparison to Java.

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