[Samba] Where can I find Windowz vs Samba performance Tests

Jake Johnson jake at plutoid.com
Tue May 25 14:56:31 GMT 2004

That site basically says that MS is cheaper and faster than Linux 100% of the time.  I didn't expect MS would say anything different.

Thanks anyways,
Jake Johnson

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 09:23:20AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 06:11, Jake Johnson wrote:
> > I need to present some performance stats and was looking for 
> > some good diagrams of samba vs windows.
> http://www.microsoft.com/getthefacts claims to provide this, but
> somehow, I don't consider it a trusted source.  ;-)
> Performance stats are always a nasty game - they are really only valid
> for a particular OS/Hardware platform.  That said, I do have is this
> very nice story and graph from ITWeek:
> http://www.itweek.co.uk/News/1144312
> http://www.itweek.co.uk/ITWeek/itw_graph_1144289.jsp
> "Overall, it now performs 2.5 times faster than Windows Server 2003."
> However, most people don't run Samba for graph-able performance
> changes.  They run Samba because that's what fits their choice of
> platforms, their need for stability, and immense flexibility.  The
> performance boost is a very nice byproduct. ;-)
> Andrew Bartlett
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Jake Johnson
jake at plutoid.com

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