Specifically, suppose I am working on a web-based application on a server located in 2000 kilometers away. Ping averages 75ms round trip.
Could I reasonably expect to notice any difference at all if I moved the application to another web host located in the same city, with <30ms ping? (Or a truly local server with <1ms ping?)
Maybe a stupid question, and the answer is as simple as my best guess: “You stand to save about one twentieth of a second between clicks, which is insignificant compared with the bottleneck of the available CPU cycles on the server side.” …but I’m curious.