Optimizing Go: from 3K requests/sec to 480K requests/sec

Ashish Gandhi, systems engineer at CloudFlare, takes us on a high-level journey in optimizing a Go program from processing 3k requests/core to processing 480k requests/core. The program is part of layer 7 DDoS attack mitigation system and takeaways can be applied to programs in any language.


Slides can be found here

This talk was given at the GoSF meetup at New Relic.