ZDNet: Take that! Linux beats MS in benchmark testMay 16, 2001, 15:05 (30 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli, Mary Jo Foley)
[ Thanks to Henrik Carling for this link. ]
As reported here yesterday, an SGI machine running Linux and IBM's DB2 took top honors in the TPC-H database benchmark recently. This story provides some background and a brief response from the head of the Microsoft team, who maintains Linux doesn't have "a legacy of accountability like SQL Server or Oracle or DB 2 have..."
Jeff Ressler, lead product manager for Microsoft's SQL Server team said it was "interesting to finally see someone else finally playing in the 100GB category, which we have dominated with no competition for some time."