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disk bytes/s read and write

I'm trying to figure out how to count read and written bytes per second. At the moment what I'm doing is I read the data from /proc/diskstats which looks like this: 202 0 xvda 80702313 1132334 ...
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Unix Command to timestamp the output of a file, but with the relative-to-when-it-started time?

There are numerous programmes (e.g. ts in moreutils), and various bash one-liners to prepend the output of a command/pipe with the timestamp of when that line was 'printed'. However is there a ...
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Format output from /usr/bin/time to ignore parts of seconds

I want to measure the elapsed time of a command, and show it without fractions of seconds no matter how little time it takes. For instance, /usr/bin/time -f "%E (real)" SOMECOMMAND might return ...
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How to measure boot time?

I was wondering what is the "proper" or "most significant" way in which to measure the boot time of a client machine: From turn on to login prompt From turn on to login prompt (HDD light off) From ...
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Timing of programs in Windows

Is there a Windows equivalent of the time Unix command? time measures the time spent by a process in both user and kernel lands. $ time for i in `seq 100`; do echo -n HI; done ...