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SRO: The Best Windows File Server: Linux!

“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.”

Complete
story
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