Building a Cloud Database from Scratch: Why We Moved from C++ to Rust

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    Sorry if I'm missing something important as I have experience with C++ but not rust, but is async/await the right abstraction in Rust vs. the underlying generators which I assume is lower level and closer to C++20 Co-routines in terms of performance.[1]

    In other words, it seems Rust co-routines at the level of Tokio are not as performant as C++ native Co-routines [2] and further down the thread, it's mentioned that once generators are stabilized, it might help build lower cost and performant stackless coroutines in Rust.[3]


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