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  • More Windows Server vs. Linux Benchmark Tests With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigations

    Phoronix: More Windows Server vs. Linux Benchmark Tests With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigations

    Last week I posted an article looking at the Relative Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation Costs On Windows vs. Linux. Today from a different system and using Windows Server 2016 rather than Windows 10 are some fresh benchmarks doing a similar comparison with different hardware and also looking at the Spectre and Meltdown mitigation performance impact again on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Clear Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...rver-VA-Shadow

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    It's worth to ask how good is Windows mitigation for known vulnerabilities? When comes to servers Linux beats this crap by a huge margin when comes to thread creation performance.

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      Originally posted by Pawlerson View Post
      It's worth to ask how good is Windows mitigation for known vulnerabilities? When comes to servers Linux beats this crap by a huge margin when comes to thread creation performance.
      That's like saying a semi-truck can haul more than a car.

      Windows is known to create threads slowly, so windows software avoids doing so at all costs (by using thread pools, etc.)

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