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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 21 December 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
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In a small sub-set of the open-source Linux CPU benchmarks used there were some slight performance differences, but overall the CPU-bound workloads are close to the same speed between Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 in their current development forms since the GCC compiler is the same and their versions and configurations for the Linux kernel are close at the moment.

Stay tuned though for continued Ubuntu and Red Hat Enterprise Linux testing as these -- and other Linux distributions -- advance in 2014.

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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