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

Alexander Kabaev kabaev at
Thu Jan 5 19:30:05 UTC 2012

On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 14:31:55 -0800
<matthew at> wrote:

>    Thanks for the comment Arnaud.   For comparative benchmarking
> on    [1], Michael inva   configuration 'in the way the
> developers or   production'.  This is by rule. However, i   poor
> scores on be   'it should be tuned,   is configured for a diffe   The
> response from us to this comes in two forms. &nb   1) If it is the
> wrong workload for the platform, do a public pos   explaining and
> analysing the results.  Highlighting the rationale fo   r the
> concious reduction in performance (ie: journaling filesystems with
> ba   filesystem integrity   2) If tuning can have a material impact
> on the results, post a t   uning guide with step by step and
> rationale.  Ie: educate the communit   Michael and I have had many
> discussions with vendors an   on this.  In almost all cases, the
> vendor has either cha   default configuration or accepted the results
> as valid. As    guide, Micha   comparison.  To dat   offer.  In part,
> thi   public, but that is more of a result of a one sided d   party
> external to a particular community (with a healthy tou
> journalisticly pumped compare & contrast).  For the FreeBSD
> community, who else outside of the FreeBSD community actually runs
> public c   Matthew

Not really related to the discussion on hand, but the above about the
most unreadable email I am yet to read on the public mailing list.

Alexander Kabaev
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