Jason Evans

Jason Evans
Software Engineer, Facebook


Jason Evans is a systems software engineer, with a focus on programming languages and memory management. He is currently a member of the HipHop team at Facebook, where he also continues to develop the jemalloc memory allocator.


Tools and Techniques
Location: D135
Jason Evans (Facebook)
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jemalloc is primarily known as a high performance memory allocator, but Facebook has evolved it to also provide numerous tools for tracking application behavior and detecting memory errors. Jason Evans will demonstrate how to use jemalloc for diagnosing memory errors in large-footprint and/or long-running applications, whether during application development or after deployment. Read more.