If you're in trouble and cannot find an answer to a question which goes beyond Stack Overflow...
If you have a not-so-usual solution for your problems but need to justify it to your boss...
If you like to think on your own rather than blindly follow "common wisdom" and "profound truth"...
...then 'No Bugs' Hare on Soft.ware might be the right place for you.
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Premature and/or over-optimization is often claimed to be a root of most evil in the programming world. However, what to do when optimization IS neccessary?

IT Hares discuss certain not-so-trivial optimization techniques. It doesn’t mean that you should use them at all costs (and most likely, you don’t); however, if you do have a reason to optimize – this information may be handy.

Optimizations, page 2: