[ntp:questions] Allan deviation survey

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Sat Sep 11 15:05:27 UTC 2010


With due respect, your comment has nothing to do with the issue. Allan 
deviation is between a quartz crystal oscillator,  timer interrupt, 
interpolation mechanism and a kerel syscall to read. the clock. It has 
nothing whatsoever to do with virtual machines.


David Woolley wrote:

> David L. Mills wrote:
>> Bill,
>> Running a precision time server on a busy public machine with a 
>> widely varying load is not a good idea and I have no interest in 
>> that. Running 
> As indicated by the sort of questions the group is getting recently, 
> it is becoming the norm to run time servers on virtual machines, 
> because that is how businesses now run all their servers.  The whole 
> point of virtual machines is that the host is busy and running a 
> varied load!
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