Benchmark (Phoronix): FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 vs. Oracle Linux 6.1
lacombar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 05:41:44 UTC 2011
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 2:32 AM, O. Hartmann
<ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Just saw this shot benchmark on Phoronix dot com today:
it might be worth highlighting that despite Oracle Linux 6.1 Server is
using a kernel + compiler almost 2 years old, it still manages to
out-perform the bleeding edge FreeBSD :-)
Now, from what I've read so far in this thread, it seems that a lot of
people are still in abnegation...
> It may be worth to discuss the sad performance of FBSD in some parts of
> the benchmark. A difference of a factor 10 or 100 is simply far beyond
> disapointing, it is more than inacceptable and by just reading those
> benchmarks, I'd like to drop thinking of using FreeBSD even as a backend
> server in scientific and business environments. In detail, some of the
> SciMark benches look disappointing. The overall image can't help over
> the fact that in C-Ray FreeBSD is better performing.
> From the compiler, I'd like say there couldn't be a drop of more than 10
> - 15% in performance - but not 10 or 100 times.
> I'm just thinking about the discussion of SCHED_ULE and all the saur
> spots we discussed when I stumbled over the test.
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