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Linux Performance: Different Distributions, Very Different Results

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http://broadcast.oreilly.com – I almost invariably get a comment to the effect that all Linux distros are essentially the same: running the same kernel, the same libraries, the same filesystems. Performance should be essentially the same, right? The answer is a resounding no. The performance results of different distributions, even ones running the same kernel version, the same core libraries, and the same filesystem can be very, very different. Caitlyn Martin 2009-05-15T20:50:38-08:22 (General)