Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Geometry of Latency

... AKA hyperbolae.

Here's a mnemonic tabulation based on dishes and bowls:

Hopefully this makes amends for the more complicated explanation I wrote for CMG back in 2009 entitled: "Mind Your Knees and Queues: Responding to Hyperbole with Hyperbolæ", which I'm pretty sure almost nobody understood.

1 comment:

Kuznetcova Viktoriia said...

Hi Neil,

Gotta say, this picture made zero sense to me, so I went and read your original article, which made way more sense. Thank you, it was a very interesting read even though I can't say I understood all of it (curves - yes, proportional equations - no).