[time-nuts] A little tail about using the time-nuts tricks at work

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Mar 29 02:49:12 EDT 2014

In message <5335F5AF.5000608 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:

>I hope this little tail will encourage you to use the tools, learn to 
>investigate them and learn the various ways of displaying data, so it 
>can help you to pin-point the problems you are having.

And you don't even need to have time & frequency direclty involved:

The Allan Variance is an incredible useful way to identify periodic
issues, almost no matter what the dataset is about.

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