Amsterdam JSNation 2017

V8 and How It Listens to You - Michael Stanton

8th June 2017

Talk recording from AmsterdamJS Conference 2017, June 8

Michael Stanton, Software Engineer and Manager on the V8 Optimization team

The JavaScript language gets ever more powerful, but more complex to implement and deliver good performance. V8 has a new compiler pipeline and a unified approach to collecting feedback about your application. I’ll explain how we do it and present some problems. For example, in complex systems, facile "solutions" often distort the environment in unexpected ways. Welcome to the jungle *__*.