Kevin Menard
Kevin Menard
  • @nirvdrum
Kevin is a researcher at Oracle Labs where he works as part of a team developing a high performance Ruby implementation called TruffleRuby. He’s been involved with the Ruby community since 2008 and has been doing open source in some capacity since 1999. In his spare time he’s a father of two and enjoys playing drums.

Improving TruffleRuby’s Startup Time with the SubstrateVM

We’ve solved the startup time problem in TruffleRuby! In this talk, I’ll introduce the SubstrateVM and how we make use of it to compile the Java-based TruffleRuby to a static binary and massively improve our startup time.

Presentation Material

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