November 2, 2009

CentOS 5.4 vs. OpenSuSE 11.2 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

Article Source Phoronix
November 2, 2009, 4:28 am

With the release of CentOS 5.4 last month to bring this community enterprise operating system on par with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4, we decided it was a good time to see how the server / workstation performance between this new CentOS release compares to that of Ubuntu 9.10, which was released last week, and also how it performs up against the release candidate of OpenSuSE 11.2. In this article are these benchmarks.

The server and workstation oriented benchmarks we ran in this article across these three distributions were Apache, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Dbench, IOzone, Threaded I/O Tester, C-Ray, GraphicsMagick, John The Ripper, timed MAFFT alignment, GROMACS MD, NAS Parallel Benchmarks, and SPECViewPerf 9. All of these tests were run through the Phoronix Test Suite with Bardu Beta 1. CentOS 5.4, OpenSuSE 11.2 RC1, and Ubuntu 9.10 were all tested with their default packages and settings, with the exception of disabling SELinux on CentOS...

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