Latency lags bandwidth. Not just by a constant factor, either. Over time, bandwidth increases with the square of latency.
Powerful computer engineering maxim. It’s held true for at least the last 35-40 years, across network, disk, memory, CPU. Patterson’s 2004 article is a classic. It’s had a deep impact on me; I still think about it regularly.
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Another take on this:
– Tim Sweeney