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From Greg Ames <grega...@remulak.net>
Subject Re: mod_include performance numbers
Date Sat, 21 Apr 2001 15:37:23 GMT
Greg Ames wrote:
> 
> dean gaudet wrote:
> >
> > so, like, this zero-copy bucket/filter stuff.
> >
> > it was supposed to make things faster eh?
> >
> 
> It sure slowed things down in my last job...deja vu.
> 
...zero copy, that is.

Q:  If it costs 300 "typical" instructions worth of cycles to move a
1500 byte ethernet packet,
how many instructions should you spend trying to avoid moving it?

A:  <left for the reader>

It gets worse if you're talking little bitty pieces of HTML.

Greg

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