[xquery-talk] Linkedin humor for the weekend (2)
mike at saxonica.com
Sat Jun 13 02:27:01 PDT 2015
All benchmarks are biased. They are less likely to be biased by business relationships than by skills imbalances. You can’t conduct an unbiased benchmark between two products unless you have the same skill and knowledge level in both, and that’s pretty difficult to achieve.
> On 12 Jun 2015, at 22:24, daniela florescu <dflorescu at me.com> wrote:
> And this is yet another public and very honest answer when I commented that a “third party” doing a benchmark
> should not, in theory, have a business relationship with ANY of the vendors. Otherwise, not credible, so waste of time.
> Daniela - the fact that we are partnered with MarkLogic and Couchbase (so that we can better serve our clients who use those platforms) has no bearing on our ability to conduct benchmarks with independence.
> I guess it’s not clear to everyone what a “third party benchmark” usually means in Computer Science :-))
> Have a great weekend everyone, best
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