Top Ten Cool New Features of Java 2SE 1.4
Subject:   Why would small files be more efficient?
Date:   2003-10-10 10:38:12
From:   anonymous2
In this article you said the following
"In typical Java implementations, it is usually more efficient to just read small (< 100Kb, perhaps) files than it is to use memory mapping."

My question is why? and how much faster?