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Re: When to make objects uncacheable ?

From: Ben Laurie <ben@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 1996 16:53:11 +0100 (BST)
To: "Hull, Chris" <Chris.Hull@fmr.com>
Cc: tai@hplb.hpl.hp.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, ircache@nlanr.net
Message-Id: <9608201653.aa06182@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Hull, Chris wrote:
> However, the overhead of managing
> the cache increases with the size. Or is it the square of the
> size?

It depends on how the cache is structured (and the OS it runs on). If stupidly
structured (i.e. flat) on a standard Unix then it is O(n^2), or worse. If
sensibly structured, then it is O(n*log(n)) (probably).

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Chris
> 

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