timer:tc - accuracy/granularity

Bengt Kleberg bengt.kleberg@REDACTED
Thu May 12 10:12:20 CEST 2005

Reto Kramer wrote:

> What is your experience measuring latency in the range of 100 to 500 
> usec using timer:tc?

this is not timer:tc(), but might be useful anyway.

i have made some measurements on erlang:statistics(runtime).
on my machine
SunOS ws12490 5.8 Generic_117350-12 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-1500

i get a granularity of 10 milliseconds.


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