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what is speed all about in java application

Hema lata
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Joined: Jan 24, 2005
Posts: 34
In java application development, how "speed" is defined.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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I'm not sure if I understand the question, but speed is how long an operation takes to run. Did you mean how is speed measured?

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Anup Jadhav

Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 12
hey Hema,

What do you exactly mean by that question?
Speed in Java apps can be determined by many factors. One of them is exection time. The lesss execution time you have, faster is your program.
Other factor is memory utilization, sometimes if you can afford to utilize more memory(that too wisely), again your program will be fast.
Sometimes its a trade off between the two.

Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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Basically, there is no single authoritative definition.

Why do you ask?

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