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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 vs. Linux

Another excellent article culled from Windows Developer News. Here are the Key Findings, read the article for the whole thing.

  • Windows Server 2003 delivered significantly better File server throughput compared to Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1 and Red Hat Linux 8.0 on the configurations we tested.

  • Windows Server 2003 delivered between 66 and 95 percent better File server throughput in our tests on a HP DL760 server using up to eight processors compared to Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1

  • Windows Server 2003 delivered 100 percent better File server throughput in our tests on a HP DL380 server using two processors compared to Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 2.1

  • Windows Server 2003 delivered 86 percent better File server throughput in our tests on a HP DL380 server using two processors compared to Red Hat Linux 8.0 Professional.