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Re: radix tree implementation for quota ?
On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:41:38 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:44:11AM +0000, Sad Clouds wrote:
> > As for calculating the hash, modern hardware has fast modulo
> > instructions. A very simple test on Intel Atom D510 processor, seems
> > to indicate a single 'interger % prime' is roughly equal to two
> > integer operations.
> No, divisions and modulo are still very slow. According the Intel
> Architecture Guide, div has a latency of at least 56 cycles compared to
> less than 20 cycles for all integer multiplication instructions.
> Throughput is at best 1/4 as well. Please check your test case (and the
> assembler output) carefully for not hitting the unsigned division
> optimisation I mentioned earlier...
Yes you are right, modulo is about 4 times slower.
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