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benchmark

noun bookmark, critical point, crucial point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, material point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
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One specific action plan, dubbed STARMAP (Strategic A/R Management Action Plan), comprises more than 40 performance benchmarks tied to financial best practices.
This benchmark adds DiffServ classification and marking beyond IPv4 forwarding as required by the NPF benchmark and therefore provides a more real-life environment and further strains network processor capabilities.
The PRIMEPOWER 900 took first place in the benchmark citing 283,176 operations per second on a 16-way machine using Fujitsu's 1.
The First Benchmark: SPC Benchmark- 1 (SPC-1) is the first industry standard storage benchmark and the first standard benchmark for Storage Area Networks (SANs).
In turn, some companies have developed performance benchmarks by extrapolating from these investment-return calculations.
To choose proper benchmarks, CPAs should thoroughly analyze each fund manager's investing style and make a careful reckoning of the fund's assets.
To benchmark something, you need a point to benchmark it against.
MPC8349E Reaches Volume Production; EEMBC Benchmark Results Underscore Strengths for Residential/Office Gateway, Other Applications
Our superior out of the box results in the EEMBC Consumer benchmark showcase the enhancements we've made to our compiler to optimize standard C code," stated Bernie Rosenthal, Tensilica's senior vice president of marketing and sales.
At the time of the printing of this article, the SPC is the only industry standards body exclusively building benchmarks for the computer data storage industry and is composed of performance experts for virtually every major vendor in the storage industry.
New or Proposed Benchmarks - One of the most noteworthy topics was the announcement of the new Asia-Pacific Rim Benchmark that helps companies in the region measure service satisfaction.
Our initial Benchmark Partners have employed the BDTI Benchmarks for multiple generations of processors, demonstrating their willingness to provide rigorous, independently certified performance data to their customers and the industry.