Andrew Arnott

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  • Blog Post: The cost of context switches

    Context switches are not free. But how expensive are they? I wrote a small program to find out, and I’m sharing the program and its results here. I focused on purely context switches (no work is actually performed between context switches). So it’s not a real-world scenario, but it really brings out...
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