Amdahl’s Law : Big Speedups From Bigger Fractions

Does everyone know Amdahl’s Law?  This law talks about the best gain you can hope to achieve by a certain class of improvement.  The most common place that it’s used is in talking about what gains you might be able to get from making your algorithms more parallel (adding CPUs).  The main variables are “s”…

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Exciting changes for me

I’ve changed jobs.  Well, sort of 🙂 For the Whidbey product release I was the performance architect on the CLR, and I can’t even start to tell you how much fun that was.  And how educational it was. So the bad news is I’m not doing that anymore. But the good news is that The…

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