[Nitro] Retrospective and future direction.
dylanb at digitalvalence.com
Thu Apr 20 04:04:34 EDT 2006
120% ? More than twice as fast ? At version .4 ? Even if that is
actually 20%, that is still promising. I'll have to keep tabs on that
thing. JRuby is currently slow, but they haven't gone through a
performance dev cycle yet.
> On Thursday 20 April 2006 07:33, TRANS wrote:
>> On 4/19/06, Bryan Soto <bryan.a.soto at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Native? none :)
>>>> But afaik it uses Threads 'n stuff, where they supported by Java?
>>>> I think, now that Yarv is almost finished, maybe I could test running
>>>> Nitro with that :)
>>> I've been meaning to try that as well. I'm fairly certain it would
>>> work since they got rails running on yarv.
>> Oh boy. I'm curious to see how this flys. Nitro is so much more
>> dynamic codewise than Rails, I suspect it won't go as smoothly. But
>> there no way to know except to try!
>> If you do, let me know how it fairs.
> Well, i tried... but ran into simultanous problems with rubygems
> (facets)/stdlib and minor issues with syntax-changes...
> I think it can be done when we just put a bit more effort into it, but YARV is
> still not the optimal solution.
> However, if we really want it to run on YARV it shouldn't be a problem was
> just not worth the effort for me, i did that only to explore a bit how it
> compares performance-wise and found out that it's a speedup of about 120% for
> most programs.
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