That�s not bloated, that�s clinically obese
Mar 16, 2010, 15:32 (1 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The biggest surprise (shock?) to me was the stark contrast
between performance with only 256Mb of memory, and performance with
512Mb. I tease the Gnome crowd a lot for being chubby, but I didn't
realize that the weight problem had exceeded 256Mb. That's not
overweight, that's clinical obesity.
"I wish I could've seen what was going on inside that machine
while it was operating under duress. I can't imagine all the
garbage that must've been swirling around while it was trying to
load, swap, display a desktop, manage a network, and so forth.
Putting in another 256Mb stick was an act of pity, not