Latency Numbers, visualised and memorised
Kristian Köhntopp -
October 12, 2017
There is a well known Github Gist “Latency Numbers Every Programmer Should Know ”, which explains which things take how long.
If you scale these things down 3 billion times, a clock cycle (0.3ns) becomes a second. And suddenly things are relateable. (Tweet )
Another attempt to visualize this , not entirely unlike this XKCD .
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