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Feb 2016
Kevin Modzelewski
Feb 09 2016 23:57
Another interesting paper, about CPython's performance and bytecode-dispatch overhead:
tldr is that on some benchmarks (which they took from us! :) ) they see about 25% of the time being spent in bytecode dispatching
and they did some low-level tricks to reduce that to about 15%