Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Dec 5 10:37:18 PST 2008

> The userland win32 API might be rather unpleasant but I was surprised
> to learn to driver interface in the kernel is actually quite nice, and

whatever ideas/solutions microsoft do it's f..ked up or stolen.
the stolen case is actually better :)

> isn't too dissimilar to FreeBSD in some ways.  In
> terms of performance Windows-based machines have made it into the
> Top500 list of supercomputers, so at the high end performance must be
> acceptable at least.
maybe in raw MIPS performance

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