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Tom Amon 2013-09-25, 00:13
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Re: Auditing system clocks
It is assumed that clocks are in sync, we use ntp and it mostly works.

-Jay
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Tom Amon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I've read in the docs and papers that LinkedIn has an auditing system that
> correlates message counts from tiers in their system using a time window of
> 10 minutes. The time stamp on the message is used to determine which window
> the message falls into.
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> My question is how do you account for clock drift between machines? Is it
> assumed that clocks are in sync?
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> Thanks.
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