OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 Beta Is Running Well - Benchmarks On AMD EPYC Workstation

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 23 February 2019. Page 2 of 3. 10 Comments

For the most part, in a majority of the system benchmarks the performance remains close between 15.0/15.1 and Tumbleweed. In the case of the current state of Leap 15 and Tumbleweed, it hasn't divulged as much compared to say RHEL7 against Fedora with EL7 being much older.

In a number of cases, openSUSE Leap 15.1 maintains a small lead over Tumbleweed. This may be due to the older kernel, though with the Linux 4.12 kernel used SUSE back-ported all the prominent Spectre/Meltdown mitigations including __user pointer sanitization, Full AMD retpoline IBPB: conditional STIBP: disabled RSB filling and SSB disabled via prctl and seccomp.

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