Nice CPUs (was: Virtual vs Physical memory (was Re: Designing around a 6502 ))

From: Jeffrey Sharp <>
Date: Wed Feb 12 22:12:00 2003

On Wednesday, February 12, 2003, Hans Franke wrote:
>>> I don't know anything which can't be done in a megabyte of mem.

>> How about a database record sort on a field with a data length greater
>> than 1MB?

HF> read the fields to compare in chunks of max say 64K (well in reality i'd
HF> use the block/cluster size of the drive) and compare it.

Read from where? What drive? You assume too much.

Jeffrey Sharp
Received on Wed Feb 12 2003 - 22:12:00 GMT

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