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Old 17th June 2010
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Default Think you've mastered the art of server performance? Think again.

An interesting article by Poul-Henning Kamp, FreeBSD developer at http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1814327

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Would you believe me if I claimed that an algorithm that has been on the books as "optimal" for 46 years, which has been analyzed in excruciating detail by geniuses like Knuth and taught in all computer science courses in the world, can be optimized to run 10 times faster?
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I love reading about these eureka moments :-)
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Thanks, that was one of the most interesting articles I've read in a long time. Somehow, CS education reminds me a bit of old world medical education; where some geniuses work was taken as bible instead of foundation.

Anyone else also inspired to fetch a copy of Varnish for reading too?
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