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- Subject: Re: Re: Still cryptic OOP syntax
- From: Mike Pall <mikelu-0501@...>
- Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 10:43:46 +0100
David Olofson wrote:
> Right, but I was thinking "wall clock" cycles, rather than the rather
> irrelevant theoretical instruction cycle counts. Either way, one can
> only conclude that for one reason or another, any form of VM
> instruction decoding is rather expensive, compared to normal number
> crunching code - and that it cannot be avoided.
Have a look at:
The EG03b paper is a nice introduction to the subject of VM tuning.
The other papers provide more in-depth reviews of the various approaches.