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* Posts by lbc

3 posts • joined 6 Jun 2012

Fusion-io server strokers show off 2.6TB RAM extension

lbc
Meh

Re: Simplifying?

Legitimate question I suppose, as I have no idea what kind of improvement bypassing "layers of software", as the author put it, can yield for computing at the 10 TB database scale. How much overhead can a kernel's virtual memory manager have ?

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Crazy Geckos: Nitot on Mozilla's post-Firefox mobile crusade

lbc
Meh

Re: "Lost its memory hog"??

- It would be nice to have some figures on Chrome's footprint on your system for an equivalent usage pattern

- freedom has it's cost. I don't mind trading performance for control and infinite extensibility

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lbc
Meh

Re: Not forever, I think

That's groovy tech alright, but it won't go against the basic truth that there's only so much information you can display per square inch of screen real estate. So a developer-defined "statement of minimal requirements" seems like a good idea to me, to prevent user disappointment.

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