Reaching Ludicrous Speed

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How can our Node.js can be faster? What does faster means? In this journey we would walk through different performance optimization techniques you can apply to your code. We will see start from --v8-options, and we will discover how to leverage what v8 tells us to optimize our code. We will discuss hidden classes, function optimizations and deoptimizations, and inlining. We will discuss the tools and the libraries you can use to do perf analysis on your code. In this journey, we will discover that the main villain is Lord GC, and we will fight him to reclaim our memory!

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Matteo Collina

Architect - nearForm

Matteo is a code pirate and mad scientist. He spends most of his days programming in node.js, but in the past he worked with Ruby, Java and Objective-C. He recently defended his a Ph.D. thesis titled "Application Platforms for the Internet of Things". Now he is a Software Architect at nearForm, working on the nscale deployer. Matteo is also the author of the Node.js MQTT Broker, Mosca and of the LevelGraph database. Matteo spoke at several international conferences: Nodeconf.eu, LXJS, Distill by Engine Yard, and JsDay to name a few. In the summer he loves sailing the Sirocco.

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