Samba beats Windows
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Posted: 16 Dec 2003
Heads Up: Here's an interesting article from VNUNET for you Samba users. Turns out Samba 3 smoked Windows Server 2003.
Tests by IT Week Labs show the latest version of the open-source Samba file and print server software is 2.5 times faster than Windows Server 2003 in the same role.
The news comes as many firms are grappling with the consequences of Microsoft ending support for NT4, coupled with uncertainty about when Microsoft will next update Windows. The performance difference between Windows Server 2003 and Samba 3 has increased dramatically compared with Samba 2 and Windows 2000 Server.
Read the whole story at http://www.vnunet.com/News/1144289
Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available under the GNU General Public License.
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