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Debian: Squeeze vs. Wheezy On Linux And kFreeBSD
More nice results for the computational tests.
For some of the disk workloads, Squeeze is faster than Wheezy. However, in the past two years, Debian GNU/Linux switched over to using the EXT4 file-system rather than EXT3. Increased precautions to fend off against potential data-loss with EXT4 have led to slowdowns in the file-system, albeit it is safer.