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LinuxWorld: Trust no one (with apologies to 'The X-Files')

Apr 19, 1999, 21:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Allison)

"How Mindcraft could have made a better Linux file server" -- an analysis by Jeremy Allison, one of the lead developers on the Samba development team.

"If you use Apache or Samba and Linux, you may be scratching your head at some recent Mindcraft, Inc. benchmark numbers. Their recent Microsoft-sponsored study found that Windows NT is 2.5 times faster than Linux/Samba ..."

"In our business the three kinds of lies are lies, damn lies, and benchmarks. By now I'm sure you will have read about the provocative benchmark test funded by Microsoft and published by Mindcraft..."

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