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Rick York wrote:
I prefer to let benchmarks tell the tale.
Eeeh... well, if you benchmark with a data set of size 10, the one of size 100, one of size 1000 and one of size 10,000, then we might get some indication of how it will perform with at 10,000 size data set.

But reality is that most developers who report benchmarking figures do not report for various data set sizes, in a way that lets a user make estimates of the performance will be for other data set sizes. Maybe as common: The benchmarking is done for a small, isolated part of the functionality at the core of the algorithm, with the complexity occurring at a higher level. You proudly show some core operation to be super-optimized, but then you use it in an algoritm causing the number of calls to this core operation to raise exponentially with the problem size: Then the super-speed at problem size 1 may have little value.

Understandig complexity, not only in processing time, but also in space requirements, is quite essnetial. You do not always have to calculate an exact O(n), but you should always have a rough idea of the space and time requrements if the data set size is increased by one, two or three magnitudes above the size you used making the benchmarks.
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