Meaning of BENCHMARK in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ n. ]

[techspeak] An inaccurate measure of computer performance. "In the computer industry, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and benchmarks." Well-known ones include Whetstone, Dhrystone, Rhealstone (see h ), the Gabriel LISP benchmarks (see gabriel ), the SPECmark suite, and LINPACK. See also machoflops , MIPS , smoke and mirrors .

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.