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Benchmarks are worthless right?

Feb 28, 2014, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Benchmarks are worthless right?

Or is it the case that 75,000 live OpenStack virtual machines can't be wrong?

Gone are the days of benchmarking one Pentium processor performance compared to the last... and come to think of it, Apple has not pushed benchmarking as a key selling point in years and appears to be able to shift quite a few products.

Plus anyway, benchmarks are static metrics that fail to take into account an ongoing analysis of how a) hardware of any kind is used on a longer term basis and b) how real world data flows affect the software implementation being assessed.

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