|Re: Table compression firstname.lastname@example.org (2005-09-30)|
|RE: Table compression email@example.com (Quinn Tyler Jackson) (2005-10-02)|
|From:||Quinn Tyler Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||2 Oct 2005 02:55:13 -0400|
John asked (in part):
> >[Since computer memories have gotten so big, does anyone care about
> >table compression any more? ... -John]
> I'd guess you'd still have a better cache behaviour if the tables
> or a bigger fraction thereof fits into the L1 d-cache. So I'd think
> table compression may still make sense nowadays.
It's been my experience that such (or equivalent) optimizations can also
introduce locality of reference such that page faults are reduced when
parsing very large strings.
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