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February 16, 2010

Performance myths

Filed under: humour — Jonathan Lewis @ 6:30 pm BST Feb 16,2010

How legends are born: http://www.simple-talk.com/content/article.aspx?article=931

But it won’t always work: http://blogs.sun.com/brendan/entry/unusual_disk_latency

1 Comment »

  1. Awesome.

    Personally I don’t think it’s got anything to do with disk vibration. I think the disks were just startled, so they slowed down to see what was going on. :)

    Cheers

    Tim…

    Comment by Tim Hall — February 16, 2010 @ 8:19 pm BST Feb 16,2010 | Reply


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