[ntp:questions] does this make sense?

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Apr 4 19:37:21 UTC 2018


On 2018-04-04, Maria Iano <mianogannett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm purchasing ntp appliances to put into three datacenters. Does it make sense to purchase two that use GPS and two that use WWVB, and configure them as peers?

Well, WWVB is about a million times less accurate than GPS (even with a cheap
GPS it is well over a thousand times less accurate). So it seems a little bit
strange. The WWVB could be used as a backup, although I suspect is would be
flakier than the GPS time signal. 

> Thanks,
> Maria



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