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Re: CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Apr 17, 2008 at 14:10 UTC ( #681165=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!

There are some cases where you can't just throw hardware at the problem. For instance, a hardware XML parser could speed up many operations on a web server. However, if you have a cluster of 20 servers, and each one would need its own hardware accelerator, the cost could be prohibitive.


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