My Node.js is a bit Rusty

In this blog post, the author discusses their experience with building a platform called CDN Stats at Wix. The platform provides real-time data and statistics on the usage of compiled assets by customers. The author highlights the importance of optimization and shares their experiment involving rewriting a module using Rust, resulting in a significant performance improvement. They discuss the challenges they faced in processing large amounts of data and how they eventually found a solution using the job queue pattern. The author also explores the limitations of JavaScript and the advantages of using Rust for memory management. They conclude by emphasizing the importance of choosing the right tool for the job and considering rewriting slow components in Rust for improved performance.

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