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1999-07-01 07:00:00+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

What happens if you take the premise of the Mindcraft survey, web serving as a measure of machine speed, but use premises that make more sense, a set of benchmarks looking at NT, Linux and OS/X for more realistic web serving tasks:

"When calling CGI scripts, Windows NT is no match for Linux. As the load is not confined to kernel mode in this case, Linux can benefit from additional CPUs."

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