[Total OT] Trying to improve some numbers ...s

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Thu Feb 16 13:35:03 PST 2006

On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, lars wrote:

> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> Wait, I think we are talking about two different things ... I'm not looking 
>> at 'how long its been up', I'm looking at % of time its been up ... 
>> rebooting a server once a month to upgrade it, even if its down for 5min, 
>> is about 99.989% uptime, which is a good number, but the OS is still up to 
>> date ...
>> The 'metric' one should be looking at is how *much* the server is up, not 
>> how *long* ...
> Ok, I see what you're getting at.
> "Uptime since first start-up ever", right?
> IMHO this should be changed from
> uptime in days|hours|minutes|seconds to
> availability in percent.

http://www.mreriksson.net/uptimes/viewhost/?1465 :

Availability:  	 99.853%

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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