How long is a nano second?

Exactly how long is a nano second really? And how does it compare to a micro second? Grace Hopper is one of the great women in IT history, and gave a speech many years back where she explains and visualizes the length of time in a brilliant way.

Why are nano seconds important?

Is there a need to care about the difference between nano seconds and micro seconds? You’ll see from the video that the difference between micro seconds and nano seconds is of upmost importance.

Grace Hopper is the mother of programming language COBOL, and rumors tell that she should be awarded the honor for the expression «debugging» that she used the first time in – 1947 – after removing a moth from the Mark II computer that she was working on at the Harvard University.

At Servebolt, we care about every nano second we spend. We do not like waiting for webpages to load!

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