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Re: Performance of SVN on Windows and Linux

From: Nadeem Ilyas <nadimilyas_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 04:16:05 -0700 (PDT)

Thank u all for this useful discussion. I am a newbie with svn, we are a
small project team and planning to use SVN.
I was wondering if it is possible that we are using Linux as a server OS
while running the Client on Windows OS.
Thanks in advance......

regards;
nadeem ilyas.

Toby Thain-2 wrote:
>
> On 3-Apr-09, at 6:36 AM, John Aldridge wrote:
>
>> Paul Koning wrote:
>>>>>>>> "Andrey" == Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru> writes:
>>>
>>> Andrey> Greetings, David Weintraub!
>>> DW> The biggest problem with Windows is the virus scanning
>>> DW> software. When you checkout 1000 files, Windows scans each of
>>> DW> those for viruses. ...
>>>
>>> Andrey> It seems your imagination of Virus scanning schemes a bit
>>> Andrey> outdated... Like, 8 years old. Normal monitoring antivirus
>>> Andrey> scan each file only once - at the creation or
>>> Andrey> modification.
>>>
>>> But that's what checkout does -- it creates a working directory full
>>> of files, two copies in fact plus overhead.
>>
>> Here's a data point...
>> ...
>>
>> A checkout of trunk (900 MB, 28000 files) takes 5'00"
>> An export of trunk (450 MB, 9000 files) takes 3'20"
>> An update of trunk (94 files actually updated) took 0'30"
>
> In isolation, this data point doesn't seem very useful. Wouldn't you
> want to benchmark other operating systems on the same client, network
> and server?!
>
> Change any of those three variables and these numbers lose any meaning.
>
> --Toby
>
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> John
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