Crooked Mirrors of Performance by Vyacheslav '@mraleph' Egorov

This is a fairy tale of programmer traveling through the strange land of microbenchmarks. Are they reflecting the truth, lies or maybe something in between? We will shatter the illusions and look behind their surface to reveal the fundamental truth: it's easier to spot a bad microbenchmark, than write a good one.

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