A different dimension for time series plots

Bill Duncan, in a blog on event-pair latency, Deep Dive, ETL Dotplots, showed a different way to look at a time series that includes latency or response times. When I'm doing load tests (and I did a lot last year) I normally take a pair of plots like these as my raw data. These are from… Continue reading A different dimension for time series plots


An alternative to MVS

Not IBM's Multiple Virtual Storage, minimum version selection. In Russ Cox's article on minimum version selection, he addresses the problem of what to do with a conflict, when two dependencies of your program ask for two versions of a common dependency of theirs, one newer, one older. In his model, you can only have one, so one… Continue reading An alternative to MVS