Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] performance testing
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 17:23:47
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] performance testing by Daniel Armyr
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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. > > --DA
Except, of course, from a professional Linux performance engineer who runs Gentoo scientific workstations at home. :) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.3 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - iD8DBQFGNNNOaZUb+jwczfoRAh71AKC4XN2z1vAqpk+ireB0IuNFZeYFuACgwjre YiQqQ3ddLvbOhUwR/GcuATg= =Bwoa -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list