Windows Server 2019 Performance Benchmarked Against Linux On An Intel Xeon Server
Clear Linux also picked up another slight win with the Crafty chess benchmark.
In the x264 video encode tests, Windows Server was intermixed with the various Linux distributions and the 2019 release indeed offered a small performance gain over 2016. Debian 9.6 came out on top in this particular benchmark.
The GraphicsMagick imaging benchmarks all ran the fastest on the Linux distributions but was a mix of Clear Linux, Debian, and Fedora for the first place spot.
Like on the 2P EPYC server, 7-Zip compression was much faster on Linux than Windows Server and Clear Linux came out in front for this benchmark.
Under the Stockfish chess benchmark, openSUSE Leap picked up a first place win while Windows Server was performing around the speed of Ubuntu 18.10.