Pyston 0.5.1 Is Making Python Code Even Faster
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 14 July 2016 at 09:17 PM EDT. 8 Comments
In addition to Dropbox announcing the Lepton image compression algorithm, their Pyston team has announced the v0.5.1 release and it provides more performance improvements for this Python JIT.

Pyston 0.5.1 from Dropbox is said to be 15% faster on average than the earlier v0.5.0 release. There are many performance-related changes with Pyston 0.5.1 as the main features of this new version, but the developers acknowledge there are still more low-hanging fruit to adress over the coming months as they ramp up this Python JIT usage at Dropbox.

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