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Monthly Archives: August 2011

making firefox work with syzygy


The good folks at Google have written a clever tool called Syzygy, which is part of the Sawbuck project.  The best summary of Syzygy comes from its design document: Syzygy is a suite of tools to perform profile-guided, function-level reordering of 32-bit Windows PE executables, to optimize their layout improved performance, notably for improved paging […]

Hello world!


My name is Nathan Froyd and I work in Taras Glek’s group on performance-related things.  I’m working remote; I live in the wonderful city of Indianapolis, Indiana. I started working at Mozilla back in mid-June, but took quite some time off due to cardiac arrest from streptococcal myocarditis.  Fortunately I came through that OK, and […]