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I think it’s important here to discuss just how expensive some of the above things are. There are several layers of caching already in play in your modern computer. As a concrete example, we’re going to use one of our web servers which currently houses a pair of Intel Xeon E5-2960 v3 CPUs and 2133MHz DIMMs. Cache access is a “how many cycles” feature of a processor, so by knowing that we always run at 3.06GHz (performance power mode), we can derive the latencies (Intel architecture reference her

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