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[ih] vm vs. memory

On 10/24/2017 12:37 PM, P Vix wrote:
> That adage doesn't apply to problems you don't yet know you will have.
> On October 24, 2017 9:31:47 PM GMT+02:00, Dave Crocker 
> <dhc2 at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>     And yet, arguably, it is nothing but the productive application of the
>     Lampson (or Wheeler) adage: "All problems in computer science can be
>     solved by another level of indirection."

It occurs to me that -- absent solid, relevant experience upon which to 
base the prediction of such problems or at least likely benefits -- 
application of the adage tends to have the property of /creating/ 
problems, by virtue of added complexity, administration, inefficiencies, 
and the like...

Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking