Category: optimization

GCC/Make Build Time Optimizations

We have project which uses gcc and make files. Project also contains of one big subproject (SDK) and a lot of relatively small subprojects which use that SDK and some shared framework. We use precompiled headers, but that helps only for re-compilation to be faster. Is there any known techniques and tools to help with […]

What is the Speed Difference Between Database and Web Service Calls?

All things being equal, and in the most simple form, which is faster? 1.) A call to a web service method 2.) A call to a database For example, assume that you have a simple web service that just returns an integer that is calculated in X time. You also have a database that, when […]