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Virtual Machine Warmup Blows Hot and Cold (soft-dev.org)
21 points by panic 11 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

I feel like there's more and more evidence out there that JIT in Javascript might be a huge dead end. I remember reading a couple articles about how V8 is rolling back a lot of that stuff, for example, simply because in practice it would end up causing things to be slower than they could be.

What amount of time does a production server spend at "peak performance"?

We discussed on reddit, but fwiw:

Under Utopian circumstances, the percentage would converge upon 100%, but in reality, we don't know. Our paper only focuses on microbenchmarks as these should be the best behaved benchmarks available.

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