FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 Benchmarked Against Linux, Solaris, BSD
Phoronix: FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 Benchmarked Against Linux, Solaris, BSD
While FreeBSD 9.1 has yet to be officially released, the FreeBSD-based PC-BSD 9.1 "Isotope" release has already been made available this month. In this article are performance benchmarks comparing the 64-bit release of PC-BSD 9.1 against DragonFlyBSD 3.0.3, Oracle Solaris Express 11.1, CentOS 6.3, Ubuntu 12.10, and a development snapshot of Ubuntu 13.04.
Michael, you aren't comparing OSes, you are comparing compilers. ;-)
Well, if all software used same compiler.
Then he wouldn't be comparing OSes, he would be comparing different version of software packages.
If all had same version of software packages then he wouldn't be comparing OS, he would be comparing configurations.
That's is something that I have been thinking quite a bit. Considering how much effort is gone into making Linux extremely power efficient I wonder how far the *BSDs fall when running some realistics system loads. As electricity is not free it quickly adds hefty price tag to allegedly free operating systems. Of course the low performance also increases the power consumption per operation so the difference could really be notable.