More like a Pentium!
Wed Jul 05, 2023 2:39am

According to Wikipedia ( it was released on 03/22/1993. (I was thinking 486 myself)

My laptop that I write all this on is about 10 years old and runs everything locally at or better than Heroku does. So the France server might actually be as slow as something 20 years old. (Win XP/Server 2003 era)

  • You can never beat data locality. - Puckdropper, Tue Jul 04 2023 3:02am
    I have to wonder, can a server in France talking to one in the US beat something speedyish, like a 30 year-old computer with a hard drive? That's probably a 386, so not too shabby.
    • More like a Pentium!- Erik_, Wed Jul 05 2023 2:39am
      • Ok, Pentium Era - Puckdropper, Wed Jul 05 2023 4:22pm
        Socket 5. I still have an old NEC Ready 7022 around here somewhere, I upgraded it from a 75 mHz CPU to it's max speed of 100 mHz. Now you can buy Arduino-style microprocessors that run faster. Sometimes the age doesn't really make too much difference. The NVIDIA hybrid chip in this laptop is faster... more
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