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Re: [SLE] Suse vs RH
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 17:32:36 -0400
  • Message-id: <20050512213236.GA12770@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.

What do you mean by that exactly? The way you've worded this you could mean
either SUSE or RedHat was the fastest...


> 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!
>
> Matthew
>
>
>
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