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SRO: The Best Windows File Server: Linux!

Jan 29, 1999, 16:38 (1 Talkback[s])

"NetBench 5.01 shows how well a network operating system does at the mundane task of file serving, by measuring Wintel file input/output."

"You might think that Linux would operate at a disadvantage here, but Linux kicks NT's butt. Only at the lightest loads does NT hold any advantage over the Linuxes. Once the load moves to 12 clients, all the Linux platforms take commanding leads over NT. At 32 clients, SuSE, the weakest Linux, has more than double NT's throughput, and Red Hat, the leader, extends its lead to almost 250 percent of NT's performance."

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