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10 Things Apple Did To Make Mac OS X Faster 375

Posted by CowboyNeal
from the road-to-betterment dept.
bariswheel writes "This kernelthread article seeks to investigate further to the inner core of OS X and the improvements therein. The subtopics are the following: BootCache, Kernel Extensions Cache, Hot File Clustering, Working Set Detection, On-the-fly Defragmentation, Prebinding, Helping Developers Create Code Faster, Helping Developers Create Faster Code, Journaling in HFS Plus, and Instant-on."
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10 Things Apple Did To Make Mac OS X Faster

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  • by IHSW (960644) on Saturday March 25, 2006 @09:25AM (#14993414)
    Clearly you've never installed Windows 2000 over Windows ME.
  • by wazzzup (172351) <astromac.fastmail@fm> on Saturday March 25, 2006 @09:39AM (#14993440)

    You don't get out much, do you? GNOME 2.14 is supposed to be extremely fast in comparison to previous releases, which were also faster than their predecessors.

    Uhhh...I'm guessing if anyone's not getting out much....well, nevermind. If you can't say something nice don't say it at all.

  • by dreemernj (859414) on Saturday March 25, 2006 @10:18AM (#14993551) Homepage Journal
    Indeed. Windows ME was a crime against humanity.
  • Ironic? (Score:5, Funny)

    by MoogMan (442253) on Saturday March 25, 2006 @10:33AM (#14993591)
    Consider the following a sampling of such optimizations, in no particular order

    I'm somewhat concerned that an optimisation geek did not order his data set.
  • by NicklessXed (897466) on Saturday March 25, 2006 @10:38AM (#14993604)
    The AC's post wasn't directed at you, but at its parent. I guess ACs are not the only ones confused around here...
  • by HTH NE1 (675604) on Saturday March 25, 2006 @06:45PM (#14995508)
    Helping Developers Create Code Faster,
    Helping Developers Create Faster Code


    I can think of a few other useful permutations:

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    Code Developers Create Faster Helping
    Code-Faster Developers Helping Create
    Faster-Helping Developers Create Code
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    Choose a research topic! Lucrative grants to be won! (Topics involving procreation by/of developers expected to go quickly.)

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