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SubjectRe: Scaling noise
Quoth Larry McVoy:

[SMP hits memory latency wall]

> It's called asymptotic behavior. After a while you can look at the graph
> and see that more CPUs on the same memory doesn't make sense. It hasn't
> made sense for a decade, what makes anyone think that is changing?

Isn't this what NUMA is for, then?

Kurt
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