Clear Linux Squeezed Out More Open-Source Performance In 2020
I/O overall was one of the areas seeing measurable improvements.
Clear Linux has continued aggressively optimizing its PHP package with profile guided optimizations (PGO) and other tuning for aiming to the best performance
If you are wondering what EOY2019 vs. EOY2020 looks like for Fedora and Ubuntu in the same set of benchmarks next to Clear Linux, that testing is being finished up and will be coming in the next few days. But to little surprise, the Clear Linux relative improvements for the year are greater than those.
When taking the geometric mean of 69 benchmarks ran on the three tested versions of Clear Linux, Intel's flagship Linux distribution ended the year about 2.5% faster on this mature Core i9 7980XE Skylake-X system but obviously depending upon your particular workload(s) of interest you may find a greater or less significant difference.
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