[Pharo-project] Counting Messages as a Proxy for Average Execution Time in Pharo

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 00:32:27 CEST 2011


2011/4/29 Stefan Marr <pharo at stefan-marr.de>:
>
> On 28 Apr 2011, at 23:56, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
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>> One silly idea while reading this thread (not the paper):
>> For single core, the idea makes sense.
>> It may even extend easily to multicore VM (just forget about Smalltalk
>> for a while) by counting message sent per core and taking the max.
> So, why forget about Smalltalk in this context?
> If you don't like the performance of the RoarVM, just integrate the ideas into Cog :-P
>

Sure, maybe the ;) were de rigueur.
However, as I understand it, it's entirely up to user to write code
exploiting parallel Process explicitly right ?

Nicolas

> *scnr*
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> Bye the way, I just remember two interesting talks at OOPSLA'09, that are related:
> http://www.oopsla.org/oopsla2009/program/research-program/110-reliability-and-monitoring
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>>> How Java VM Can Get More from a Hardware Performance Monitor
>>> Inferred Call Path Profiling
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> Stefan
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