Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Oracle Linux vs. CentOS vs. openSUSE
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 21 April 2014. Page 4 of 4. Add A Comment

C-Ray benefits from recent optimizations to this multi-threaded ray-tracer within upstream GCC.

Oracle Linux was noticeably slower than the other Linux distributions within this single-system Apache server benchmark.

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