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

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Thu Jan 5 19:30:07 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 12:16 PM,  <matthew at> wrote:
>> Thanks.
>> My request for the person documenting the tunings also runs the benchmark to
>> ensure expected behaviour.
> Why should you have to tune anything ? Did you tune the Oracle Server
> install ? If not, you should not have to tune the FreeBSD install,
> that wouldn't be fair. If you tune FreeBSD, you should tune the Oracle
> Server install too. It is pretty easy to win at least 30% in
> performance for certain workload by choosing the right kernel
> configuration.

This assumes that Oracle doesn't do secret sauce tuning... the Vanilla
CentOS/RHEL base is probably a better comparison than the Oracle
custom distro.
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