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Debian: Squeeze vs. Wheezy On Linux And kFreeBSD
While Debian Wheezy is not faster clear across the board compared to Debian Squeeze, in a majority of tests it is superior. Thanks in large part due to the newer Linux kernel and updated GCC in going from v4.4 to v4.7, there is many performance improvements to find to benefit most CPU architectures.
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is also faster on Wheezy than Squeeze, with the similar user-space to Debian GNU/Linux and then upgrading to the FreeBSD 9.0 kernel. However, in the tests that show the Debian GNU/Linux and Debian GNU/kFreeBSD results side-by-side, the Linux kernel still generally reigns supreme. For more on that see Debian Wheezy GNU/kFreeBSD: Slower Than Linux.
Debian Wheezy should be officially released in early 2013.
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