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Re: OpenBSD or FreeBSD for a Perl web app Production platform?

by idsfa (Vicar)
on Sep 21, 2006 at 15:17 UTC ( #574155=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to OpenBSD or FreeBSD for a Perl web app Production platform?

Benchmarks speak louder than anecdotes. The article is a couple of years old, but clearly shows the differences in scalability for several OSes, including the two *BSDs you are looking at. The code is provided, so you can re-run the tests on current versions if you wish.

For the lazy, OpenBSD did not scale well to high volumes of web traffic.


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Re^2: OpenBSD or FreeBSD for a Perl web app Production platform?
by include (Novice) on Sep 21, 2006 at 15:52 UTC
    Well, for sure I don't want to start a flame war on "This is better than that". That benchmark is a fact for 2003 when FreeBSD was in it's 5.X "complicated version". Now we are in 2006 :) and FreeBSD is almost releasing it's 6.2-RELEASE. Please stay updated and tunned :)

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