Does Changing to an SSD Make Your Life Better?

I received a new Solid State Drive for Christmas, after a bit of complaining about the response time for things that I do on my desktop computer. Rebooting was taking quite a while, about 15 minutes before the applications were fully available and responsive. Starting applications seemed slow, in particular Adobe CS 5 [...]

By | March 20th, 2015|Computer Architecture, Computer Components, Drives|0 Comments

Row And Column Major Ordering

The arrangement of data in computer memory is a continuing source of discussion and confusion because the language is also used in the context of arranging data in data files. We will discuss, and hopefully clarify, the usage of the language of row- and column-major ordering. When a vector, or a 1-dimensional matrix, [...]