Understanding Go 1.17’s performance boost

Go 1.17 released to the public on 16th August 2021. The highlight of this release was a 5% boost in performance with 0 code changes for existing code bases. This release brings additional improvements to the compiler, namely a┬ánew way of passing function arguments and results. This change has shown about a 5% performance improvementContinue reading “Understanding Go 1.17’s performance boost”

Will Rosetta 2 deliver the performance that Apple claims it will?

Apple announced at the WWDC 2020 about their plan to transition the MacBook and Mac lines of products from Intel Processors to Apple Silicon (ARM) Processors. While Apple did say that they would continue to produce Intel-based Macs for “years to come”, it’s quite clear that the future belongs to ARM. Who would not wantContinue reading “Will Rosetta 2 deliver the performance that Apple claims it will?”