Aaron Jacobs

Aaron Jacobs is a Senior Data Scientist on the R&D team at Crescendo, a technology company in the sports betting space with a large internal R ecosystem. Prior to Crescendo he worked in Canadian public policy research. Aaron has a strong interest in the engineering side of data science and the emerging use of R “in production”. He is the author of several CRAN and GitHub packages, as well as xrprof – a new R profiling tool.


Introducing xrprof: A New Way to Profile R

rstudio::global 2021

Introducing xrprof: A New Way to Profile R

January 21, 2021

Tracking down performance issues in R code usually means using R's built-in Rprof() profiler or one of the packages built around it.