November 19, 2000
Achieving low-latency response times under Linux
Author: JT Smith
O'Reilly Net has an article describing dealing with latency in Linux. "Latency can be defined as the elapsed time (delay) between the generation of an event and its realization. If the delay is great enough to be perceptible, you have a latency problem. Here are a number of easy-to-implement adjustments that will dramatically reduce latency times on Linux systems."