Benchmark Matrix

This page represents the set of benchmarks people have run or are running on FreeBSD in order to try and track the performance of the system. Please follow the table here exactly.

While you're working on benchmarks please be sure to follow the guidelines given, originally, in Poul-Henning Kamp's email which is kept under BenchmarkAdvice.

Please keep the ExampleBenchmark at the top of the table and sort so that newest=first.

Benchmark Name

URL of Script or Test

Benchmarker

OS Version

Relevance

ExampleBenchmark

!http://www.example.lala

GeorgeNevilleNeil

7.0

Example

Base-gcc vs ports-gcc vs clang

list posting

MartinMatuska

8.2-RELEASE

Performance of compiled perl binary

Network routing and firewalls

http://www.tancsa.com/blast.html

Mike Tancsa

Multiple (including Linux)

RELENG_4 is still king of speed

DNS test (bind)

list posting

Dave

4.11, 6.1, -stable, -current

Equal or faster than Ubuntu 6.06

MySQL+RT benchmark

list posting

Mike Tancsa

6.2-PRERELEASE

Speed almost equivalent to Linux 2.6.18.1

Gigabit network+firewall

list posting

Kirill Ponazdyr

6.1-RELEASE

Gigabit speeds with various options

4.x vs 7.x: forwarding and nat

WrapTest

PaoloPisati

4.11 & 12/2006 HEAD

Forwarding and nat tests

BenchmarkMatrix (last edited 2011-03-10 21:46:55 by MartinMatuska)