Why does disk I/O slow down a CPU bound task?

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at znmeb.net
Mon Mar 30 22:15:59 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 2:43 PM, drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> https://lwn.net/Articles/572911/
> https://lwn.net/Articles/467328/

Yeah, I vaguely remember that discussion. I went down this rabbit hole
in mid-2008, wrote a couple of papers and moved on with my life.
There's no software solution - get faster hardware and more RAM and
don't design I/O-bound systems.

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