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Daniel Armyr wrote:
>> Quite frankly, I'd be surprised if a Gentoo server was significantly
>> faster than a CentOS 5 (RHEL 5 clone) server on a high-intensity
>> server workload. But I have tried a lot of distros for scientific
>> workstations, and Gentoo does seem to have an advantage there.
> I would have to agree. The performance gains in Gentoo tend to (In the
> Real World(tm) ) come from not having a bunch of crap instaled an
> running that hogs memory rather than from using a particular set of
> optimizing flags. Further, real-word servers ten to be built with some
> performance margin in order to handle load spikes, so a few percent
> here and there wouldn't really be measurable, assuming you compare to a
> system that isn't bloated.
> Further,this list has averaged at about one post per month since around
> 2003 when I joined, so don't expect to gett too many replies from here.
Except, of course, from a professional Linux performance engineer who
runs Gentoo scientific workstations at home. :)
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