Benchmarking Ubuntu

Martin Olsson mnemo at
Tue Sep 29 05:49:09 UTC 2009

Their test suite is GPLv3 so you can reuse it!


Randy Appleton wrote:
> I'm a computer science professor considering offering an undergraduate
> research project.
> Does anyone know which of the major distributions is fastest?  Has anyone
> timed various operations in Ubuntu vs RedHat vs Suse?  I'm curious if it's
> quicker to log in, find a file, open a document, etc. in Ubuntu, RedHat or
> Suse?
> Does anyone already have data on these questions?  Or, if we do the
> benchmarking myself, is anyone interested in the results?  Finally, is there
> some particular operation you'd like to see benchmarked?
> -Much Thanks
> -Randy Appleton

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