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  • stompcrash
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    Originally posted by oleid View Post

    Imagine how fast writing to /dev/null will be!
    This makes the NSA's job much more efficient.

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  • oleid
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    Originally posted by jabl View Post
    The 8x performance seems to come from this comment in the issue linked in the commit msg: "Did some basic benchmarking, and it's giving me > 8x performance when reading small chunks out of /dev/zero.​"
    Imagine how fast writing to /dev/null will be!

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  • jabl
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    The 8x performance seems to come from this comment in the issue linked in the commit msg: "Did some basic benchmarking, and it's giving me > 8x performance when reading small chunks out of /dev/zero.​" So it's quite an artificial usecase. But no doubt someone will do proper benchmarking, and I wouldn't be surprised if there's a substantial improvement in many more real-world scenarios. Very nice!

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    libuv Adds IO_uring Support For ~8x Throughput Boost

    Phoronix: libuv Adds IO_uring Support For ~8x Throughput Boost

    Libuv as the cross-platform asynchronous I/O library that is used by the likes of Node.js, Julia, and other software packages now has support for making use of IO_uring on Linux...

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