Re: OT Discussion- Priority of Performance Tuning...

From: David Fitzjarrell <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:51:27 -0700 (PDT)
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However Fudd's First Law of Opposition trumps them all:  
"Push something  hard enough and it WILL fall over." David Fitzjarrell

From: Norman Dunbar <> To:
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 11:47 PM Subject: Re: OT Discussion- Priority of Performance Tuning...

Morning all,

On 26/10/11 22:36, Herring Dave - dherri wrote:
> But if you don't throw more hardware at it, you'll hurt the hardware industry. :-)  I think it's all a secret deal between software and hardware COs.  Write bad code so there's a need for more powerful hardware.  Now with all this powerful hardware, we can run more bad code.

Norm's Law: Software efficiency halves every 18 months thus compensating for Moore's Law.



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