Question about how to compare NFS and CIFS
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Feb 9 20:34:53 GMT 2004
On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 01:43, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> 1) Features
> i) per-user versus per-machine authentication.
> Samba does the former, as doies pc-nfs, regular nfs
> does the latter.
> ii) AD support - samba natively, NFS with external tools only
> iii) etc, etc
> Hard to quantify: On Linux, SMB performance improved
> substantially with the new kernel.
> Best done by benchmarking: I've used dbench to stress
> nfs servers in the past, and that tools uses the
> same loads and smbtorture, so you can do **oredr of
> magnitude** compariusons. Just don't expect 10% differences
> to be significant (;-))
You just did his homework for him!
(And if that wasn't a pre-canned homework question, then I really am
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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