P4 Blog

  • December 27, 2013


    We aim to publish a wide variety of content - tips & tricks, opinion pieces, product news, event wrap-ups, etc - we strive to create articles YOU want to read. We’re always looking for feedback, so if you’d like to see or hear about something specific, let us know via Twitter (@perforce) and use the hashtag #p4blog!

    Here are the most popular P4 blog articles from 2013:

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  • December 17, 2013

    As the end of 2013 approaches like most companies we reflect on the year and how well we achieved our desired results. When it comes to giving back to our community, Perforce did quite well! And this makes us proud. This year resulted in 275 organizations receiving donations totalling $350,000. We also hosted a fundraiser right here at the Perfortress and are once again sponsoring The Little Ice Rink.

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  • December 13, 2013


    We saw an onslaught of “horrors” last Tuesday as the Twitterati dominated media as they expressed their disenchantment with all things software. Many products were trashed. Many technologies were flamed. We did get our fair share of mentions in the bloodbath.

    Out of curiosity, I ran a few searches…

  • December 11, 2013


    As we near the end of 2013, it's exciting to look back at this year. You can make a strong argument (and I do!) that this has been the busiest and most eventful year in the history of the Perforce server.If you're a bit out of date with your server release, now is a great time to consider an upgrade! There are lots of exciting new features, bug fixes, and administrative improvements; for more details, read through our release notes.

  • December 09, 2013

    We recently found this interesting bit of news that’s relevant to all AccuRev customers. It was buried deep in the recent interim shareholder report from Micro Focus.

    It appears that Micro Focus has agreed to acquire AccuRev.

    Interestingly enough, we haven’t seen any other news concerning this event. Both companies have been very quiet on the acquisition. It is easy to see that Micro Focus are making the move to bolster their solutions for application lifecycle management as the company continues to focus on the legacy markets.

  • December 06, 2013

    Lockless Read Diagram

    To enable optimal use of enterprise investments in the hardware supporting Perforce installations, release 2013.3 of the Perforce Versioning Engine adds a lockless-read capability that boosts transaction rates through improved database concurrency.

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