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Old 08-13-2010, 05:50 AM   #1
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LXer: LinuxCon Day 2: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Linux has Arrived.


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As a society, we are all about numbers -- How much, how far, how fast. In IT, it is all a numbers game. Teraflops to compare computing power, TPC results to compare databases, analyst numbers to compare penetration -- We are all about the numbers. And as a wise man once said, there are lies, damn lies, and statistics. And after sitting through not one but two presentations about the numbers, I am more convinced than ever that numbers are best left to the accountants.

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