Bringing Python Everywhere with GraalVM (Performance and Polyglot Programming)

Bringing Python Everywhere with GraalVM (Performance and Polyglot Programming)

Bringing Python Everywhere with GraalVM (Performance and Polyglot Programming) (Amitpal Dhillon) (Singapore) is an English session in the online PyCon HK 2020 Spring.

GraalPython has the potential to bring an underlying framework which is built on industrial quality VM+JIT. It’s primary goal is ensure compatibility with the Scipy ecosystem and that’s reason enough for unlimited optimism. GraalVM implementation of Python is a relatively young and versatile project with an interesting language implementation approach through the combination of C++ and Python code together with Java.

Link: https://github.com/graalvm/graalpython

Slide: https://github.com/pyconhk/pyconhk-presentations/blob/master/2020spring/GraalPython-Pycon-HK.pdf

Level: Intermediate
Language: English

Speaker Bio: Amitpal Dhillon

Amitpal Dhillon is based in Singapore and presently, the Senior Regional Director of Oracle Labs, Research & Advanced Development covering Asia-Pacific & Japan. Recently, he has been active in the development community, having spoken at various developer conferences and hackathons including Oracle Code One in Bangalore/Singapore, Groundbreakers, Great India Developer Summit (GIDS) 2019, Scala Matsuri in Japan, Open Source Conference in Hong Kong. Within Oracle he has held various leadership positions in DevOps, DevSecOps and Cyber-Security (including Data Security, Privacy and Blockchain). He is an avid football (soccer) fan and enjoys running and spending time with family.

https://github.com/amitpal-source/apjc-workshop
https://www.linkedin.com/in/amitdhillon/
https://twitter.com/amitpaldhillon

Session Time in HKT: 4:00 PM on 8 May 2020 Friday.
Session Time in GMT: 8:00 AM on 8 May 2020 Friday.