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jboner / latency.txt
Last active Aug 16, 2022
Latency Numbers Every Programmer Should Know
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Latency Comparison Numbers (~2012)
L1 cache reference 0.5 ns
Branch mispredict 5 ns
L2 cache reference 7 ns 14x L1 cache
Mutex lock/unlock 25 ns
Main memory reference 100 ns 20x L2 cache, 200x L1 cache
Compress 1K bytes with Zippy 3,000 ns 3 us
Send 1K bytes over 1 Gbps network 10,000 ns 10 us
Read 4K randomly from SSD* 150,000 ns 150 us ~1GB/sec SSD
xorg62 / status.c
Created Feb 21, 2012
Very light status for WMFS² written in C.
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* status.c for WMFS²
* xorg62
* cc status.c -lX11 -lmpdclient -o status
#define _GNU_SOURCE
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>