ZDNet: Performance Analysis of OpenOffice and MS Office
Oct 27, 2005, 16:00 (24 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by George Ou)
"In my last blog, where I did a high-level technical evaluation
of Microsoft Office 2003 and OpenOffice.org 2.0, I showed that
OpenOffice was a memory and resource hog. Contrary to popular
belief (among Open Source advocates), Microsoft Office came out
very lean and fast while OpenOffice.org Office Suite was just the
opposite. Some couldn't accept the numbers and complained that the
Task Manager numbers may be inaccurate and hiding memory usage.
They demanded more proof, so here it is..."