Posts Tagged 'optimization'

A tour of V8: Crankshaft, the optimizing compiler
Crankshaft is V8's optimizing compiler. Once unoptimized code has been running for a while, V8 identifies hot functions and recompiles them with Crankshaft, greatly improving performance.

A tour of V8: full compiler
An overview of the high level structure of the V8 JavaScript Virtual Machine, with details on the full compiler and inline caches.

Polymorphic Inline Caches explained
Polymorphic inline caches are a way to optimize function calls in dynamic languages

Parallelization: Harder than it looks