Thursday, April 29, 2010

Cache misses

Several links about how to minimize cache misses.

Be nice to your cache - short introductory post
Gallery of Processor Cache Effects - a profound article
Pitfalls of OOP - very popular slides

Updated 05.05.2010:
At Least We Aren’t Doing That: Real Life Performance Pitfalls - slides+audio about performance optimization

You'll find more if you google "cache-aware" and "cache-oblivious".

But beware the premature optimization. :-)