Articles tagged "optimization"

A tour of V8: Crankshaft, the optimizing compiler
Published on 2013-04-10, edited on 2013-12-13
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.
Tagged: javascript optimization v8 virtual-machines

A tour of V8: full compiler
Published on 2012-11-04, edited on 2015-11-28
An overview of the high level structure of the V8 JavaScript Virtual Machine, with details on the full compiler and inline caches.
Tagged: javascript optimization v8 virtual-machines

Polymorphic Inline Caches explained
Published on 2011-07-24
Polymorphic inline caches are a way to optimize function calls in dynamic languages
Tagged: optimization virtual-machines

Parallelization: Harder than it looks
Published on 2010-04-12
Tagged: c++ optimization parallelization