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Looking inside a Race Detector



Kavya Joshi discusses the internals of the Go race detector and delves into the compiler instrumentation of the program, and the runtime module that detects data races. She also talks about the optimizations that make the dynamic race detector practical for use in the real world, and evaluates how practical it really is.


Kavya Joshi is a Software Engineer at Samsara. She particularly enjoys architecting and building highly concurrent, highly scalable systems.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Mar 10, 2017