lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Nov]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRE: GURU needed: Linux vs. FreeBSD
Not that this is at all on topic for linux-kernel, but to correct a few
mis-statements...

On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> Yes. I dont see why not..
> In lab conditions I've dont that much with 2.0 Linux..

Lab conditions don't mean much.

You need a large number of slow clients. You need a large set of files
being served. You need to understand that you have to serve peak loads,
not average loads.

>
> They arn't even saturating their 100Bt card.

It is essentially saturating it at peak times AFAIK. Average use of ~67
megabits over a whole day almost always means you will be saturating it at
peak with things like ftp and web servers.

On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Shawn Leas wrote:

> Hotmail uses Linux for Web Serving, but Solaris for mail, though.

Last I knew they were using FreeBSD + Solaris. They may have some Linux
machines in there though.


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:45    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans