Ivo Anjo is a Software Engineer at Datadog. His main focus is the Ruby Language. He is currently working on building a Ruby profiler and was a speaker at RubyKaigi 2022. He returns to the show with Chuck and Valentino to discuss the gvl-tracing gem, a Ruby gem that he recently created. It is a Ruby gem for getting a timeline view of Global VM Lock usage in your Ruby app. Additionally, he describes how this may be applied to improve performance and speed up Ruby Apps.
About this Episode
- Features of gvl-tracing Gem
- Applying Global VM Lock to Ruby Applications
- How Ruby Profiler works
- All about Heap Sampling and its benefits