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    Phoronix: Alpine Linux 3.14 Released With Many Package Updates For This Lightweight Distro

    A new version of Alpine Linux is now available for this distribution that's popular for container use and other environments requiring a small footprint or those simply preferring its Busybox + Musl libc usage...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...ine-Linux-3.14

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    I'm excited knowing that phoronix benchmark will soon be a guest star featuring alpine linux container vs ubuntu container. Maybe a golang bin featuring sqlite or some such plot twist.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by onlyLinuxLuvUBack View Post
      I'm excited knowing that phoronix benchmark will soon be a guest star featuring alpine linux container vs ubuntu container. Maybe a golang bin featuring sqlite or some such plot twist.
      Really? Would be nice to see how the Musl based distros fare against the traditional Ubuntu/Clear linux combos in benchmarks.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by caligula View Post

        Really? Would be nice to see how the Musl based distros fare against the traditional Ubuntu/Clear linux combos in benchmarks.
        I too would want to see that.

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        • #5
          I love Alpine Linux for containers and also for WSL. Every time, I am impressed how apk is fast compared to apt and yum.

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