[ntp:questions] Jitter versus polling interval

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Fri Mar 6 04:38:12 UTC 2009

David J Taylor wrote:
> I know it's probably one of those "how long is a piece of string" 
> questions but....
> Does anyone know an approximate relationship between polling interval and 
> peak-to-peak jitter for a non-ref-clock system?  I.e would the jitter 
> offset) go up linearly with polling interval, or as the square, or what?

Increased polling frequency increases jitter.

Think about it.


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