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

Denny Lin dennylin93 at
Thu Jan 5 19:30:02 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 03:52:06PM -0800, Matthew Tippett wrote:
> Hmm... No sure what happened there again.  What I sent (pulled from my 
> "Sent" folder...
> ===
> Thanks for the comment Arnaud.   For comparative benchmarking on 
> <>, Michael invariable leaves it in the 
> default configuration 'in the way the developers or vendor wanted it for 
> production'.  This is by rule.

A quick question: why is ZFS used in the benchmark?

"Both operating systems were in their stock configuration aside from
FreeBSD 9.0 using ZFS."

UFS is the default on FreeBSD, not ZFS. FreeBSD was not left in the
default configuration.

Denny Lin
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