[$] Modifying the Python object model
Wednesday May 16, 2018. 05:15 PM , from LWN.net
At the 2018 Python Language Summit, Carl Shapiro described some of
the experiments that he and others at Instagram did to look at ways to
performance of the CPython interpreter.
The talk was somewhat academic in tone and built on what has been learned
in other dynamic languages over the years. By modifying the Python object
model fairly substantially, they were able to roughly double the performance
of the 'classic' Richards benchmark.
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