Benchmark (Phoronix): FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 vs. Oracle Linux 6.1 Server

Edho Arief edho at
Mon Dec 19 12:14:52 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Samuel J. Greear <sjg at> wrote:
> FreeBSD actually does _BETTER_ (subjectively) in this test than the
> Linux system when you look at what is really going on. FreeBSD is
> favoring writes, which is _GOOD_. FreeBSD does not need to be fixed,
> the benchmarks need to be fixed to represent reality rather than
> throwing half of the results in the trash. To be quite frank, "fixing"
> FreeBSD to look good on this benchmark will make it a worse real-world
> OS. But you guys go ahead and foot-shoot over these ridiculous
> benchmarks all you want.

Would you prefer a blog which allows you to:

- create/write 100 posts/s
- serve/read 1000 posts/s


- create/write 80 posts/s
- serve/read 3000 posts/s


I would personally choose B.

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