Compilers and Virtual Machines
Compiler technology is at the heart of performance optimization: compilers generate the machine code that will run your software, and as such, they are the main responsible actors in making the best use of the CPU instruction set to get the job done in the most efficient way possible.
Igalia has talented engineers who understand how compilers work and can optimize how they generate machine code for your programs, providing that performance boost that can make a real difference. Our team can provide holistic optimizations: in the runtime, on the frontend, the optimizer and in the backend.
- Virtual Machines
Oh, good evening my hackfriends! I am just chuffed to share a thing with yall: tomorrow we release Guile 2.2.0. Yaaaay!I know in these days of version number inflation that this seems like a very incremental, point-release kind of a thing, but it's...
I have lately been in the market for better concurrency facilities in Guile. I want to be able to write network servers and peers that can gracefully, elegantly, and efficiently handle many tens of thousands of clients and other connections, but without...
Yesterday I tried to summarize the things I know about Concurrent ML, and I came to the tentative conclusion that Go (and any Go-like system) was an acceptable CML. Turns out I was both wrong and right.you were wrong when you said everything's gonna...
Peoples! Lately I've been navigating the guile-ship through waters unknown. This post is something of an echolocation to figure out where the hell this ship is and where it should go.Concretely, I have been working on getting a nice lightweight...
Remove implementations of now-unused toplevel-box et al instructionsAndy Wingo14/05/2018
Use intrinsics for top-level refs outside captured scopesAndy Wingo14/05/2018
Remove backend support for cached-module-box et al.Andy Wingo14/05/2018
Instruction explosion for cache-current-module, cached-toplevel-boxAndy Wingo14/05/2018