1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

New Benchmarks Of OpenSolaris, BSD & Linux

Michael Larabel

Published on 22 November 2010
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 6 - 11 Comments

Earlier today we put out benchmarks of ZFS on Linux via a native kernel module that will be made publicly available to bring this Sun/Oracle file-system over to more Linux users. Now though as a bonus we happen to have new benchmarks of the latest OpenSolaris-based distributions, including OpenSolaris, OpenIndiana, and Augustiner-Schweinshaxe, compared to PC-BSD, Fedora, and Ubuntu.

This testing is quite simple as we just ran a set of tests under six different operating systems: Ubuntu 10.10, Fedora 14, PC-BSD 8.1, OpenSolaris b134, OpenIndiana b147, and Augustiner-Schweinshaxe. Testing was done on a system with an Intel Core i5 750 CPU, ECS P55H-A motherboard, 4GB of DDR3 system memory, a 500GB Western Digital Serial ATA 2.0 hard drive, and an ATI Radeon HD 5770 series graphics card.

For reference, Ubuntu 10.10 has the Linux 2.6.35 kernel, GNOME 2.32.0, X.Org Server 1.9.0, xf86-video-ati 6.13.1, GCC 4.4.5, and an EXT4 file-system. Fedora 14 is quite similar with the Linux 2.6.35 kernel, GNOME 2.32.0, X.Org Server 1.9.0, xf86-video-ati 6.13.99, GCC 4.5.1, and the EXT4 file-system. PC-BSD 8.1 was using the FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE kernel, KDE 4.4.5, X.Org Server 1.7.5, GCC 4.2.1, and it was installed using a ZFS file-system rather than the default UFS file-system to see how its performance now compares to the Solaris-based distributions. Next up, OpenSolaris b134, which was the last preview release of the OpenSolaris distribution, had the snv_134 kernel, GNOME 2.28.2, X.Org Server 1.7.4, GCC 4.3.3, and a ZFS file-system. Lastly, OpenIndiana b147 and the new OpenSolaris-based distribution codenamed Augustiner-Schweinshaxe had the GNOME 2.30.2 desktop, X.Org Server 1.7.7, GCC 4.3.3, and the obvious ZFS file-system.

Tests via the Phoronix Test Suite included C-Ray, POV-Ray, BYTE, dcraw, LAME MP3 encoding, Ogg encoding, GnuPG, John The Ripper, NAS Parallel Benchmarks, PostMark, Unpack-Linux, GraphicsMagick, Himeno, 7-Zip compression, and LZMA compression.

<< Previous Page
1
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. A Walkthrough Of The New 32 System Open-Source Linux Benchmarking Test Farm
  2. Habey MITX-6771: Mini-ITX Board With Quad-Core J1900 Bay Trail
  3. OCZ Vector 150 SSD On Linux
  4. Noctua i4 CPU Cooler: Great For Cooling High-End LGA-2011v3 CPUs
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Kaveri: Open-Source Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver
  2. 12-Way AMD Catalyst 14.12 vs. NVIDIA 346 Series Linux GPU Comparison
  3. AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users
  4. 6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison
Latest Linux News
  1. FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee
  2. Details On Using OpenACC & GPUs With GCC
  3. Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 For Its Various Flavors
  4. Git 2.2.1 Released To Fix Critical Security Issue
  5. WTFTW: A Tiling Window Manager Written In Rust
  6. Jolla's Sailfish OS Update 10 Is Now Available
  7. HP To Launch Linux++ Operating System Next Year
  8. Civilization: Beyond Earth Launches For Linux
  9. NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa
  10. New 64-bit Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Disclosed This Week
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. The New SuperTuxKart Looks Better, But Can Cause GPU/Driver Problems
  2. Debian init discussion in Phoenix Wright format
  3. XLennart: A Game For Systemd Haters With Nothing Better To Do
  4. Bench specific mount point
  5. Tool for measuring FPS in games
  6. Need some hand holding with upgrading xserver
  7. Ubuntu Developers Still Thinking What To Do About Adobe Flash Support
  8. Microsoft buying Mojang