Re: OT Discussion- Priority of Performance Tuning...
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:14:38 -0600
Tim's Corollary to Norm's Law: Greater volumes of inefficient software are written every 18 months, thus intensifying Norm's Law and utterly drowning Moore's Law.
On 10/27/2011 12:47 AM, Norman Dunbar wrote:
> 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.