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villadora / latency.markdown
Created Apr 15, 2016 — forked from hellerbarde/latency.markdown
Latency numbers every programmer should know
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Latency numbers every programmer should know

L1 cache reference ......................... 0.5 ns
Branch mispredict ............................ 5 ns
L2 cache reference ........................... 7 ns
Mutex lock/unlock ........................... 25 ns
Main memory reference ...................... 100 ns             
Compress 1K bytes with Zippy ............. 3,000 ns  =   3 µs
Send 2K bytes over 1 Gbps network ....... 20,000 ns  =  20 µs
SSD random read ........................ 150,000 ns  = 150 µs
Read 1 MB sequentially from memory ..... 250,000 ns  = 250 µs
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villadora / 0_reuse_code.js
Created Dec 4, 2013
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// Use Gists to store code you would like to remember later on
console.log(window); // log the "window" object to the console
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#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# A quick and dirty implementation of an HTTP proxy server in Ruby
# because I did not want to install anything.
#
# Copyright (C) 2009 Torsten Becker <torsten.becker@gmail.com>
require 'socket'
require 'uri'
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