Re: Debian/Ubuntu/Redhat which is better for heavy duty computations?
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On Friday, 01.07.2005 at 16:59 +0200, Alexandru Cabuz wrote:
> I was wondering if anybody knows if there exist benchmarks done to
> compare the performance for floating point computations (for example
> lapack) on opteron with the Debian, Ubuntu and Redhat AMD 64 ports.
> My research group recently got a couple of new multi-proc opteron
> machines and even though they shipped with redhat enterprise, being a
> fan of debian I was wondering if Debian AMD64 or Ubuntu might not be
> better? Has anybody compared performance systematically?
Can't see that there would be any different ... they just package the
If you're concerned about performance, I'd suggest using Debian and then
using apt-build to rebuild specific, key applications optimized for your
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Cancer Research UK / Oxford University
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