Processor speed doubles every 18 months, but performance concerns never disappear.
Two competing software platforms both show order-of-magnitude speed advantages over the other in benchmarks produced by their respective vendors.
Languages and technologies are shunned due to their perceived lack of performance, but a precise measurement of the slowness is rarely produced, and the criticism of perceived slowness is discussed even if performance is not a project priority.
KeywordsAverage Response Time Development Priority Speed Advantage Project Priority Development Machine
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