For when the answer isn’t prominently posted on StackOverflow.
Here’s the deal. Let’s say you’ve heard of BOINC–a tool for donating CPU time to distributed computing projects, typically for the advancement of the sciences. Big names in distributed computing applications like Rosetta, MilkyWay, Climate Prediction, and World Community Grid hunger for your CPU cycles in exchange for the promise of advancing our understanding of…
Here, I present a list and description of the performance dimensions that actually matter so far in my software engineering career. No flex, no marketing, no metrology. My hope is to separate the different kinds of performance that could matter to help you identify the right performance tradeoffs for your application.
This topic has been addressed accross the Internet, but I’m deeply unsatisfied with how it’s addressed because the materials I see don’t directly answer my key questions. The manual doesn’t do a great job of explaining how to configure these parameters. This page explains the configuration descisions I made for this website. Background The server…