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Ubuntu 12.04 vs. 14.04 LTS Benchmarks On Amazon's EC2 Cloud

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Published on 01 March 2014 04:17 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Our latest benchmarks of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in its current development form come from testing it on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.

More benchmarks of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Amazon's EC2 are to come when the release is near finalized for this next Long Term Support release. These weekend benchmarks are just some preliminary figures I did for reference purposes in looking at the current "out of the box" performance between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as of this week on Amazon EC2.

The Amazon EC2 c3.2xlarge instance type was used for both Ubuntu LTS releases and the stock kernels/compilers/settings were tested on each platform.

Those wishing to see the early results can find all of the data hosted at OpenBenchmarking.org. Again, more results will be forthcoming. If you're interested in Amazon EC2 benchmarks, you can also checkout our recent benchmarking of the new C3 instance types and 5-way EC2 OS comparison.

See the rest via 1402265-PL-UBUNTUAMA93.

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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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