Memory leaks are hard. This talk with introduce developers to what memory leaks are, how they can exist in a garbage collected language, the available tooling that can help them understand and isolate memory leaks in their code. Specifically it will talk about heap snapshots, the new sampling heap profiler in V8, and other various other tools available in the ecosystem.
Ali is a member of the Node.js CTC and contributes to the V8 project. At Google he dedicates a large part of his time improving the experience of running Node.js on Google Cloud Platform.