On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 12:20:49PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I don't even know if this has been done before, nor do I know for sure > > if it's a sound comparison. Never the less, someone posted, in response > > to someone else here just a few days ago, some very nice benchmarks > > provided by Kris ?Kenneway? I could be wrong on the last name, it just > > seems to me that's a last name I've seen with Kris frequently (my > > apologies Kris if I'm wrong). Using the URL that the other poster, > > posted, I poked around the other *.html files in that directory, but did > > not find any with FreeBSD pitted against windows. > > > > I'm just curious to see how it looks for my own sanity's sake. At work, > > someone got the grand idea that we should move to Windoze embedded (CE > > and XPe) and it's been quite discouraging I must say, though I must > > admit, it's nice to actually know why Windows is ugly underneath. From a > > programming perspective, it's just not simplistic. Anyway, I digress, > > I'm just curious to see how things compare to Windows on similar > > benchmarks to what Kris provided if its ever been done. > > I've done some benchmarking of Windows file system IO (NTFS) using known > 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 > Windows Enterprise Server 2003. > > You'll probably not find any difference in computational (numeric) tasks > and fairly bad results in tasks that do a lot of system work.
While the usefulness of such benchmarks may be suspect, I'd still be interested in seeing your results. -- Chad Perrin [ content licensed PDL: http://pdl.apotheon.org ] Quoth Anne McClintock, University of Wisconsin: "The decisions that really matter are made outside the democratic process."
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