Debian: Squeeze vs. Wheezy On Linux And kFreeBSD

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 11 July 2012. Page 4 of 6. 5 Comments

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.

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