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Re: [SLE] Suse vs RH
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 14:44:56 -0400
  • Message-id: <20050515184456.GA10248@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 05:54:35PM +0100, Matthew Stringer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I posted on here last month that a client of mine wished to benchmark Suse
> 9.1/SEL9 Vs Red Hat ES4.
>
> We ran 6 identical 64 bit machines load ballenced running a high volume
> website with Apache and Informix.
>
> The Suse boxes outstripped the Red Hat ones by 2-1; the response time is
> almost twice as quick and the CPU/MEM usage is much lower.
>
> Both boxes were exactly the same spec running linux built with the same
> packages and configs.
>
> I would have thought that they would have been almost exactly the same. Can
> anyone explain why there would be such a difference?
>
> I've always waved the Suse flag but this is ridiculous!

The part that caused me confusion was here. It was as if he was saying he
always liked SUSE but this was ridiculous, like SUSE had done so bad
although he'd always loved it. That's what had me thinking what he mean it
... Ah well I hadn't slept.



> Matthew
>
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