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CentOS 5.4 vs. OpenSuSE 11.2 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 2 November 2009
Written by Michael Larabel
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CentOS 5.4 led when it came to the LU.A test in NPB while the number of operations per second was close between OpenSuSE and Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 9.10 with our test system configuration would crash with SPECViewPerf 9, so for these results we only have the numbers from CentOS 5.4 and OpenSuSE 11.2 RC1. With the Ensight test in SPECViewPerf 9.0, CentOS scored 19.79 while OpenSuSE had just 14.63 for its weighted geometric mean.

The results with the Maya SPECViewPerf test were closer, but CentOS 5.4 came out on top again over OpenSuSE 11.2 RC1.

Of the 18 server / workstation oriented benchmarks that were run for this CentOS vs. OpenSuSE vs. Ubuntu mini comparison, CentOS 5.4 ended up winning 11 of these tests. Some of the wins for CentOS were small while others were much larger, due to significant differences such as the use of the EXT3 file-system over EXT4. However, both Ubuntu 9.10 and OpenSuSE 11.2 also had strong wins themselves in different areas. Depending upon what your specific needs are, one of the Linux distributions may be more favorable than the other, so fire up the Phoronix Test Suite and run the tests that are relevant to your requirements to see what would be most favorable for your conditions.

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About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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