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What’s All This Benchmark Stuff, Anyway?
Vendors love to quote benchmarks in their product literature, press releases, and any place they think someone will use the numbers to make a buying decision

benchmark tool  One caveat: although most benchmark tests are a reasonable attempt to simulate real-world conditions under which systems may be expected to operate, there will always be some deviation between the tested configuration and a customer's actual computing environment. Thus, benchmarks should be thought of more as guideposts than actual scripted scenarios . However, benchmarks can (and often do) serve as a tool for comparison between different systems. It is the comparative aspect of benchmarking which

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