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From:Michael Widenius Date:August 2 1999 10:38pm
Subject:your figures don't add up...
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>>>>> "Simson" == Simson L Garfinkel <simsong@stripped> writes:

>> 
>> >> Win98 was 37 % faster than NT
>> >> Linux is 7 % faster than Win98 and 431 % faster than NT
>> 
>> That doesn't seem transitory.  If Linux = 1.07 * Win98, and 
>> Win98 = 1.37 * WinNT, then Linux = 1.47 * WinNT.

Sorry, I was a bit sleepy when I write that.

The exact numbers in seconds are 10585 (Linux), 11377 (Win98) and 17962 (NT).

This gives:

Linux=  0.59 * NT , which means that Linux is 1.70 times faster than NT

Regards,
Monty
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