D vs C++ - Where are the benchmarks?

monarch_dodra monarchdodra at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 06:28:44 PDT 2013

On Monday, 1 July 2013 at 09:14:07 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
> On 2013-07-01 01:14, Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
>> I think memory usage is still important.  Many people don't 
>> consider
>> that their computer is running hundreds of programs at a time.
>>  If each
>> one of those "didn't care" about memory usage, the one that 
>> you are
>> currently interested in would not have any breathing room.
> I quite often run out of memory at work on my machine with 6GB 
> of RAM when coding Ruby on Rails. I don't know if there's 
> something I do with the code but sometimes something happens in 
> the Ruby code making the Rails server take over 1GB of RAM from 
> 300MB, the same thing happens with the web browser at the same 
> time. Suddenly it decided to eat 2GB of extra RAM.

My 4 gig machine needs swap space... just to surf on internet.

I think one of the biggest culprits are not the programs, but 
today's *shiny* and *exciting* websites...

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