Alexander is a software engineer at Grammarly where he builds and maintains the backend NLP infrastructure. His interests range from the intricacies of CPU design to fighting the complexities of large-scale software systems. Alexander also writes about Clojure performance topics in his blog Clojure-Goes-Fast.com.
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Speed Bumps Ahead
Featuring Alexander Yakushev
Performance optimization is an obscure topic because people usually don't practice it too often. Performance doesn't matter most of the time, and you can safely ignore thinking about it up until the moment it starts to matter. That's where you are left wondering what exactly went...clojure clojurex debugging profiling performance