Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Comparative speeds for different Checksum & CRC implementations

Comparative speeds for different Checksum & CRC implementations.

For more information see my new book:  Understanding Checksums and Cyclic Redundancy Checks -- which includes downloadable open source example implementations for the checksums mentioned below.  This is a preview of section 12.1 from that book.

Monday, February 19, 2024

Book: Understanding Checksums and Cyclic Redundancy Checks

Amazon e-book:   (Also available from country-specific Amazon web sites for:  UK, DE, FR, ES, IT, NL, JP, BR, CA, MX, AU, IN).  

Updated, permanent post with more info here:

Why To Avoid Hash Algorithms If What You Really Need Is A Checksum

Sometimes we hear that someone plans to use a hash function for fault detection instead of a checksum. This is probably not the best idea, b...