Basic statistics of a set of values
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Just in order to find that when searching for it yet another time:
Problem: You have a set of values (for instance time it took to process various queries). You want a quick overview of how the values are distributed.
Solution: Store the values in a file separated by newline, read the file with R and output summary statistics.
R: times Read 30000 records
Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
6.00 12.00 13.00 16.75 14.00 8335.00