Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks
Phoronix: Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks
As the next chapter after the Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 benchmarks for the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, here are benchmarks comparing Fedora 18 to Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 on two separate PCs...
So now it's official: Fedora 18 really is shittier than Ubuntu. Curious what the fanbois will say, since they accepted grudgingly that anaconda is shit after a lot of fight. Red Hat with gnome3 and fedora seem hellbent on destroying linux. That FUD theory that I read yesterday seems truer by the day.
Fedora has always been buggy
Absolutely EVERY time i've given Fedora a chance there is ALWAYS an issue... last time (Fedora 17) had issue with both Intel and ATI GPU's; had the latest versions of the Xorg drivers but X wouldn't start (my chips are not latest generation so I suppose they must be supported), and Catalyst gave segmentation fault when starting X.
Ubuntu, on the other hand, just works.
Even if buggy Fedora showed faster, I would take Ubuntu (or Gentoo, or FreeBSD) any time over it.
Last edited by Sergio; 01-29-2013 at 07:08 PM.
I've def had my problems with Fedora. But these benchmarks are totally unrepresentative in comparing the two distros.
In the article, there were 6 benchmarks shown. 3 of which ubuntu was outperformed fedora.
The total number of benchmarks run by Michael was 29. There are only THREE of which ubuntu definitely outperformed fedora (I'm not counting the cases in which the difference in performance is negligible). That's right. Most of the rest of the benchmarks, the two distributions were about equal. Two of the other benchmarks, fedora outperformed ubuntu.
I don't know if Michael just grabbed a random 6, but I should hope that he pays more attention in the future so readers do not form incorrect impressions or conclusions.
Here's a link to the other benchmarks from the article: http://openbenchmarking.org/result/1...OM75&obr_imw=y
Can anyone explain the reason in some of the benchmarks (like apache) fedora is so slow? I wonder if there is a bug or ubuntu is using a special patch or something! In NAS benchmark seems ubuntu team are maintaining their repository very good.
You prefer an article which shows 26 times the same conclusion (it's equal!) with a graph?
Originally Posted by FourDMusic
Reporting the major differences makes it interesting. All the more, as there should be no (or neglible) change between these distributions since they are released on about the same time.