[FoRK] Who needs efficient code?

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Fri Jul 30 15:53:52 PDT 2010


--- On Fri, 7/30/10, David Edmondson <dme at dme.org> wrote:

> At Fri, 30 Jul 2010 17:13:24 +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> > http://al3x.net/2010/07/27/node.html
> > " In a system of no significant scale, basically anything works."
> > 
> > Stated so generically, this is not true.
> > 
> > He doesn't say how heavy-weight each user session is. Incidentally,
> > our stuff has no issues saturating your cluster of 12-core boxes 
> > for hours, by a single query.
> 
> That doesn't appear to me to be 'of no significant scale'.
> 
> His argument is that you can lash something together and it
> works for a while in a limited environment. Then it stops working.
> It's hard to find fault with that position.
> 

+1

      ...ken...




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