12 Video: Go, C++, or Java for dna sequencing pipelines?

dotconferences.com posted by kenny 313 days ago  

While Go is not designed for parallel programming, it nevertheless has features that are beneficial for parallelism, especially a work-stealing scheduler for goroutines and a concurrent, parallel garbage collector. Pascal Costanza presents an evaluation of programming languages for expressing DNA sequencing pipelines, with Go along C++ and Java. Go hits a sweet spot of performing really well with little programming effort.

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