Let's talk locks!

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June 24, 2019

Let's talk locks!

Locks have a bad rap for “being slow” and yet, they’re used extensively in applications and under-the-hood. So, what gives? This talk resolves the dichotomy. We’ll explore when and why locks affect performance, delve into Go’s lock implementation as a case-study, and discuss strategies we can use when locks are actually a problem.



June 24, 2019