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Re: 95th Percentile again (was RE: C&W Peering Problem?)

  • From: Nipper, Arnold
  • Date: Sun Jun 03 12:07:03 2001

Geoff,

> (My previous comments a month or so back about the inaccuracies inherant
in
> 95% systems still apply - given a particular (extreme case) traffic load
> pattern it is possible for two measurement systems that are not phase
> locked, using precisely the same sampling technique and computation to
> deliver outcome values for the 95% point where one is up to twice the
value
> of the other. )
>
>

my heart I can't see how the 95% relates to twice the value. More general
how would it look like for n, whereby 0 < n < 1?

--Arnold





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