Published: Sep 08 2009 / 03:22
Cliff has an awesome blog, another great post from there!
the answer is not it depends, the answer is yes. Performance is not a time measured execution in a bubble there are people tools and process and cost involved in software.
Java wins in the capability/human unit metric even if it is slower in raw performance terms.
Trees, I have the forest on line 1 for you.
Nope. java is sometimes faster, because most (i don't know *any*) C Compilers do not optimize based on profiling data collected during the first runs. There are examples in the blog.
Wow, a truly impressive article regardless of your affinity.
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