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Using speculation to enhance JavaScript performance in web applications
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Computing.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Computing.
2013 (English)In: IEEE Internet Computing, ISSN 1089-7801, E-ISSN 1941-0131, Vol. 17, no 2, 10-19 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

JavaScript lets developers provide client-side interactivity in Web applications, but because it is sequential, it can't take advantage of multicore processors. Thread-level speculation (TLS) addresses this issue by enabling the speculation of JavaScript function calls and thus exploits the parallel performance potential multicore processors provide. The authors implemented TLS in the Squirrelfish JavaScript engine, which is part of the WebKit browser environment. They evaluate their approach using 15 popular Web applications on an eight-core computer, and show significant speed-ups without any modifications to the JavaScript source code.

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IEEE , 2013. Vol. 17, no 2, 10-19 p.
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JavaScript function calls, multicore processors, parallel performance, thread-level speculation
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-6798DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2012.146ISI: 000316505700004Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo10A9BE122B64EF90C1257B64003BA3C6OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-6798DiVA: diva2:834345
Available from: 2013-12-17 Created: 2013-05-07 Last updated: 2017-12-04Bibliographically approved

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