Denis Bakhvalov

My bio:

I'm a senior C++ developer with more than 10 years of experience. I started my journey as a developer of desktop applications, then I developed embedded SW and now I'm at Intel, where I work on C++ compiler projects that aim at generating optimal code for a variety of different architectures. Performance engineering and compilers were always among the primary interests for me. I enjoy writing the fastest-possible code and staring at the assembly.

In 2016 I started easyperf blog where I write about performance analysis and tuning, C/C++ compilers, and CPU microarchitecture. Over the course of 3-4 years I was able to accumulate information, which later became a part of my book called "Performance Analysis and Tuning on Modern CPUs", which I released in 2020. After I published my book many readers suggested including more exercises in it. But I decided to go beyond that and created "Performance Ninja" online course on low-level performance tuning. Both the book and the online course are FREE, enjoy!

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. I am a big proponent of an active lifestyle, which I practice in my free time. You can find me playing soccer, tennis, running, and playing chess. Besides that, I'm a father of 2 beautiful daughters.

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