Performance of Java on FreeBSD vs. Linux and others

Achilleas Mantzios achill at
Thu Aug 7 08:12:25 UTC 2008

Στις Thursday 07 August 2008 10:22:54 ο/η Beastie έγραψε:
> >Forgive me for bringing up this issue again. I tried searching in the
> >archive, and I could only find discussions from late 2006. Now that
> >FreeBSD 7.0 is out and we have a new scheduler, can someone comment on
> >performance of Java on FreeBSD vs. Linux and others? I tried following
> >the old thread and I believe it was inconclusive rather than that
> >FreeBSD is definitely slower. Yet, there was an argument on how much
> >slower. I would really like to know this information because I will be
> >doing heavy number crunching in Java. A 20% performance gain could
> >save me 1-2 day at a time.
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >Shark
> >
> Hi.
> About java performance.
> May be this nubers will help to decide. The results of java SPEC tests
> done by Kris Kennaway early this year:

Thanks for the link, however linux jdk1.6 measurements are absent from the graph.
Any news on that?

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Achilleas Mantzios

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