Red Hat Enterprise Linux Continues to Deliver World-Record Performance Results

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| Last week, IBM announced a world-record industry-standard performance
| benchmark result using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This benchmark follows a
| long line of Red Hat Enterprise Linux world-record results published
| recently. Here are some highlights.


Winning benchmarks before it's released:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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| The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 SPECompM2001 result is the world record
| for a 16-way SMP configuration, and used an IBM POWER system that
| delivered a result of 45,895 - an incredible 78% faster than the
| previous Linux record holder. It is also a whole lot faster than
| the competing Unix results: 210% over Sun Solaris, 132% over
| HP/UX.

SL Speed Showdown: Linux Tops Windoze

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| This was not a scientific study - only a small test which confirmed what I
| thought I had "felt" already while using Second Life on my new PC.

[MS MVP] Foray into Feisty Fawn helped me take back my MIPS

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| Long story short - World of Warcraft runs faster under Ubuntu/Wine than
| natively under Windows XP Professional.