A Mutable Log

Improving application performance

As Tom DeMarco says

You can’t control what you can’t measure.

To get into the right spirit for a performance improvement initiative know that you’ll have to

Application performance is limited by

Benchmark above aspects using standard routines. Save results in operations per second (ops). Reuse the routines across different hardware and software configurations.

The following can be useful to find hotspots in a huge code base