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  1. NodeJS and V8

    [This is a response to this blog post by @olympum, with the rest of the thread being here and here.]

    Bruno makes three assertions about the relationship between NodeJS and V8: that V8 was not designed as a server-side engine, that V8's lack of threading inhibits adequate fault isolation ...

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  2. Using sendfile(2) with NodeJS

    NodeJS provides an interface to using the sendfile(2) system call. Briefly, this system call allows the kernel to efficiently transport data from a file on-disk to a socket without round-tripping the data through user-space. This is one of the more important techniques that HTTP servers use to get good ...

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