Kicking Off April With An Eight-Way BSD/Linux Comparison
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 3 April 2017. Page 5 of 5. 12 Comments

Those wishing to dig through more benchmark results can see this OpenBenchmarking.org result file. While there are many factors to consider when judging an operating system for production use-cases, for those curious about the straight-up numbers of wins/losses:

$ phoronix-test-suite  winners-and-losers 1703305-RI-BSDLINUX346
BSDs vs. Linux March 2017
RESULT COUNT: 34

WINS:
Clear Linux 14200:      10  [29.4%]
Antergos 17.3:          10  [29.4%]
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS:     6   [17.6%]
FreeBSD 11.0:           2   [5.9%]
Ubuntu 17.04 20170330:  2   [5.9%]
Scientific Linux 7.3:   2   [5.9%]
DragonFlyBSD 4.8:       1   [2.9%]
TrueOS BSD 20160322:    1   [2.9%]

LOSSES: 
FreeBSD 11.0:           8  [23.5%]
TrueOS BSD 20160322:    6  [17.6%]
Scientific Linux 7.3:   6  [17.6%]
Ubuntu 17.04 20170330:  6  [17.6%]
Clear Linux 14200:      4  [11.8%]
Antergos 17.3:          2  [5.9%]
DragonFlyBSD 4.8:       1  [2.9%]
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS:     1  [2.9%]

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