Here is your key to tracking the results of eWEEK Labs IT Stack tests.
2eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Average Transactions
In this test, which measured the average number of transactions each stack could carry out in one second, the WAMP collection of open source products on Windows servers performed admirably.
3eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Average Throughput
When it came to average throughput per second performance, the .Net stack of Windows Server 2003, IIS, SQL Server and Sharepoint excelled.
4eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Average Hits
The opensource and Java-based Liferay portal running on CentOS Linux was blazing fast in average hits per second performance.
5eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Download Time
This benchmark was an average of document download time throughout the test, including slowdowns and traffic overloads from the end of the tests. None of the products actually take this long to download a page.
6eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Take Aways
The value of mixing and matching stack components and the surprise showing of Windows combined with open source were some of the lessons learned from our tests.
7eWEEK Labs IT Stack Tests – Stack Test
All performance benchmarking from eWEEK Labs tests of IT stacks were done using Borland Softwares SilkPerformer.