October 16, 2003

Samba 3 stomps Windows 2003

Author: JT Smith

Pete Starzewski writes "NetBench shows Samba 3 is 2.5 times as fast as Win 2003 on identical hardware. The battle to replace aging NT4 servers is on." Quote from story: "Tests by IT Week Labs indicate that the latest version of the open-source Samba file and print server software has widened the performance gap separating it from the commercial Windows alternative."

Link: vnunet.com


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