The speed of PyPy (#83)

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The Speed of PyPy

Presented by Maciej Fijalkowski (merlinux GmbH, pypy)

The first part of the talk will cover PyPy's speed achievements resulting from the last year's work on the Just-In-Time Compiler. I'll present and discuss a number of benchmarks and compare against other Python-speed projects. I'll also cover the basics of how the JIT works and what sort of programs it can greatly speedup (and which ones it can't).