Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Dec 5 04:11:46 PST 2008

> tools like bonnie++, blogbench and postmark under cygwin and the results
> are abysmal. It might be due to cygwin, and it might not. I've used

rather not. all cygwin do is wrapping calls like read, lseek, open, write, 
close to windoze calls.

> Windows Enterprise Server 2003.
> You'll probably not find any difference in computational (numeric) tasks

unless microsoft is intentionally slowing down all programs or some of 
them to "show" adventage of their programs.

no i'm not joking. it's not just possible, i'm fairly certain they do it.

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