2003-10-03 23:17:58 ET|
And what am I doing? Partying? Going out with friends? Romancing and dancing?
Nope, I'm at home, finishing up my analysis of Solaris 9 (x86) versus RedHat Linux 9.
So far some interesting results. For the most of the metrics I've tested, Solaris holds a slight performance edge over Linux, but not by much. However, in web operations, Linux can handle about double the rate of incoming connections, making it twice as bad-ass.
I had thought that Solaris might come out ahead in most of these scenarios, especially the web operations, since Solaris has a reknowned rock-solid networking stack.