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New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix (phoronix.com) 61

"The first release candidate for the upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 is ready for testing," reports Distrowatch, noting various changes. ("A NULL pointer dereference in IPSEC has been fixed; support for SSH protocol 1 has been removed; OpenSSH DSA keys have been disabled by default...") Now an anonymous Slashdot reader writes: Sunday Phoronix performed some early benchmark testing, comparing FreeBSD 10.3 to FreeBSD 11.0 as well as DragonFlyBSD, Ubuntu, Intel Clear Linux and CentOS Linux 7. They reported mixed results -- some wins and some losses for FreeBSD -- using a clean install with the default package/settings on the x86_64/amd64 version for each operating system.

FreeBSD 11.0 showed the fastest compile times, and "With the SQLite benchmark, the BSDs came out ahead of Linux [and] trailed slightly behind DragonFlyBSD 4.6 with HAMMER. The 11.0-BETA4 performance does appear to regress slightly for SQLite compared to FreeBSD 10.3... With the BLAKE2 crypto test, all four Linux distributions were faster than DragonFlyBSD and FreeBSD... with the Apache web server benchmark, FreeBSD was able to outperform the Linux distributions..."

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New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix

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  • by fustakrakich ( 1673220 ) on Sunday August 14, 2016 @07:14PM (#52701739) Journal

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    Don't know much about a fortran book
    Don't know much about the C I took

    But I do know I'll embed with you
    And I know if you embed me too
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  • by Anonymous Coward

    I just read it for the comparisons. FreeBSD is awesome. Linux is great. Their Microsoft stories are just fibs.

  • by Anonymous Coward

    They are all probably missing the BIGGEST new feature in FreeBSD 11: the UEFI-GOP bhyve implementation. Basically a vm hypervisor with an embedded VNC server that makes FreeBSD a powerful VM host OS.

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