The size of things in bytes

storing 1 GiB/month on the cloud 0.02$US
web site of my twitter profile (@lemire), HTML alone 296 KiB
web site of my twitter profile (@lemire), all data 3.9 MiB
Google result for ‘Canada’, HTML alone 848 KiB
Google result for ‘Canada’, all data 3.7 MiB
Node JS runtime 164 MiB
Size of the Java (19) runtime 330 MiB
LLVM/clang compiler+runtime 5.5 GiB
Boost (C++) library (source) 609 MiB
Go runtime 471 MiB

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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