[ntp:questions] NMEA ref.clock better than my ISP's timeserver?

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Thu May 28 12:16:13 UTC 2009

pisteoff at start.no wrote:
> On 28 Mai, 09:14, Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote:
>> OK, you're about an hour or two away then. OTOH my servers are located
>> in Oslo, Porsgrunn and Bergen, with fast private (mostly fiber) between
>> them. :-)
> That seems like a little over the hobby level NTP-server I'
> running :)  Do these NTP-servers have a special purpose which demands
> high accuracy? Or is it “only” for time syncing workstations in a
> network or something?

This is the ntp network for our own servers plus all our corporate 
customers (Hydro, Yara, Statoil...)

I.e. about 1/3 of the total Oslo stock exchange value. Not just a hobby. :-)


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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