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A latency cheat-sheet, compiled from Peter Norvig and Jeff Dean’s notes.


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    I briefly linked to this visual version, linked from the text, in the description, but on a second look, I think the fact that the squares being different scales makes it hard to do the visual comparison between e.g. a roundtrip in a datacenter vs. a roundtrip from CA to the Netherlands, and it ends up being kind of visually misleading.

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      An interactive version of the visual seems to be here (previously on lobste.rs).