Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Amazon EC2 Cloud

Benchmarks of an Amazon EC2 c3.2xlarge cloud instance running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from a 26 February 2014 development snapshot. Tests by Michael Larabel of Ubuntu Linux in the Amazon EC2 Compute Cloud. Mostly focused on CPU benchmarks but also some other subsystem tests. Benchmarks for a future article on Phoronix.com.

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Amazon EC2 CloudProcessorMemoryDiskOSKernelCompilerFile-SystemSystem LayerUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2 @ 2.79GHz (8 Cores)15360MB12GBUbuntu 12.043.2.0-58-virtual (x86_64)GCC 4.6ext4Xen 4.2.amazon HypervisorIntel Xeon E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz (8 Cores)10GBUbuntu 14.043.13.0-12-generic (x86_64)GCC 4.8OpenBenchmarking.orgCompiler Details- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --disable-werror --enable-checking=release --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-gnu-unique-object --enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,objc,obj-c++ --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --enable-nls --enable-objc-gc --enable-plugin --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-arch-32=i686 --with-tune=generic -v Disk Mount Options Details- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: acl,barrier=1,data=ordered,relatime,rw,user_xattr

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226 ComparisonPhoronix Test Suite 10.6.1Baseline+27.3%+27.3%+54.6%+54.6%+81.9%+81.9%+109.2%+109.2%31.4%7%Traditional DES109.3%134.5%OpenMP MRI-QTime To Compile17.4%Time To Compile12.7%Time To Compile11.1%OpenMP CUTCPResizing5.1%HWB Color Space4.9%Sharpen3.1%OpenMP LBM2.2%John The RipperDbenchParboilTimed ImageMagick CompilationTimed Linux Kernel CompilationTimed Apache CompilationParboilGraphicsMagickGraphicsMagickGraphicsMagickParboilUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Amazon EC2 Clouddbench: 1parboil: OpenMP LBMparboil: OpenMP CUTCPparboil: OpenMP MRI-Qjohn-the-ripper: Blowfishjohn-the-ripper: Traditional DESjohn-the-ripper: MD5x264: H.264 Video Encodinggraphics-magick: Sharpengraphics-magick: Resizinggraphics-magick: HWB Color Spacegraphics-magick: Local Adaptive Thresholdingvpxenc: vpxencbuild-apache: Time To Compilebuild-imagemagick: Time To Compilebuild-linux-kernel: Time To Compileffmpeg: H.264 HD To NTSC DVUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022687.08247.8619.8626.0950331761700070170661231496524.6046.1056.33113.0664.73253.4118.5619.865017841633369808131.09641171426624.4151.2466.14127.4715.64OpenBenchmarking.org

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OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterDbench 4.0Client Count: 1Ubuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022620406080100SE +/- 1.98, N = 6SE +/- 1.14, N = 387.0864.73
OpenBenchmarking.orgMB/s, More Is BetterDbench 4.0Client Count: 1Ubuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022620406080100Min: 80.85 / Avg: 87.08 / Max: 91.5Min: 63.11 / Avg: 64.73 / Max: 66.94

Parboil

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP LBMUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022660120180240300SE +/- 0.24, N = 3SE +/- 0.21, N = 3247.86253.411. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP LBMUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022650100150200250Min: 247.38 / Avg: 247.86 / Max: 248.1Min: 253.09 / Avg: 253.41 / Max: 253.811. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP CUTCPUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226510152025SE +/- 0.27, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 319.8618.561. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP CUTCPUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226510152025Min: 19.53 / Avg: 19.86 / Max: 20.4Min: 18.53 / Avg: 18.56 / Max: 18.581. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP MRI-QUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226612182430SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 326.0919.861. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterParboil 2.5Test: OpenMP MRI-QUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226612182430Min: 26.06 / Avg: 26.09 / Max: 26.11Min: 19.8 / Avg: 19.86 / Max: 19.911. (CXX) g++ options: -lm -lpthread -lgomp -ffast-math -fopenmp

John The Ripper

OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: BlowfishUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022611002200330044005500SE +/- 3.51, N = 3SE +/- 8.50, N = 350335017
OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: BlowfishUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402269001800270036004500Min: 5029 / Avg: 5033 / Max: 5040Min: 5001 / Avg: 5017 / Max: 5030

OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: Traditional DESUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402264M8M12M16M20MSE +/- 8736.89, N = 3SE +/- 2333.33, N = 3176170008416333
OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: Traditional DESUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402263M6M9M12M15MMin: 17600000 / Avg: 17617000 / Max: 17629000Min: 8414000 / Avg: 8416333.33 / Max: 8421000

OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: MD5Ubuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022615K30K45K60K75KSE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 46.33, N = 37017069808
OpenBenchmarking.orgReal C/S, More Is BetterJohn The Ripper 1.8.0Test: MD5Ubuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022612K24K36K48K60KMin: 70170 / Avg: 70170 / Max: 70170Min: 69762 / Avg: 69808.33 / Max: 69901

x264

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is Betterx264 2014-01-09H.264 Video EncodingUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226306090120150SE +/- 0.18, N = 5131.09

GraphicsMagick

OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: SharpenUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261530456075SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 36664
OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: SharpenUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261326395265Min: 66 / Avg: 66 / Max: 66Min: 64 / Avg: 64 / Max: 64

OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: ResizingUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226306090120150SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.33, N = 3123117
OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: ResizingUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022620406080100Min: 123 / Avg: 123 / Max: 123Min: 116 / Avg: 116.67 / Max: 117

OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: HWB Color SpaceUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226306090120150SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 3149142
OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: HWB Color SpaceUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226306090120150Min: 149 / Avg: 149 / Max: 149Min: 142 / Avg: 142 / Max: 142

OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: Local Adaptive ThresholdingUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261530456075SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 36566
OpenBenchmarking.orgIterations Per Minute, More Is BetterGraphicsMagick 1.3.19Operation: Local Adaptive ThresholdingUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261326395265Min: 65 / Avg: 65 / Max: 65Min: 66 / Avg: 66 / Max: 66

VP8 libvpx Encoding

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVP8 libvpx Encoding 1.1.0vpxencUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226612182430SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.05, N = 324.6024.411. (CC) gcc options: -m64 -lvpx -lm -lpthread -fomit-frame-pointer -O3
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second Per GHz, More Is BetterVP8 libvpx Encoding 1.1.0Performance Per Clock - vpxencUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402262468108.828.721. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Detected GHz base clock speed (use PTS sensors for real-time frequency/sensor reporting) count of 2.79 2. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226: Detected GHz base clock speed (use PTS sensors for real-time frequency/sensor reporting) count of 2.80
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVP8 libvpx Encoding 1.1.0vpxencUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226612182430Min: 24.42 / Avg: 24.6 / Max: 24.83Min: 24.32 / Avg: 24.41 / Max: 24.481. (CC) gcc options: -m64 -lvpx -lm -lpthread -fomit-frame-pointer -O3

Timed Apache Compilation

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Apache Compilation 2.4.7Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261224364860SE +/- 0.26, N = 3SE +/- 0.13, N = 346.1051.24
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Apache Compilation 2.4.7Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261020304050Min: 45.85 / Avg: 46.1 / Max: 46.62Min: 51.03 / Avg: 51.24 / Max: 51.47

Timed ImageMagick Compilation

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed ImageMagick Compilation 6.8.1-10Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261530456075SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.57, N = 356.3366.14
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed ImageMagick Compilation 6.8.1-10Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 201402261326395265Min: 56.29 / Avg: 56.33 / Max: 56.39Min: 65.5 / Avg: 66.14 / Max: 67.29

Timed Linux Kernel Compilation

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Linux Kernel Compilation 3.1Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226306090120150SE +/- 0.97, N = 3SE +/- 0.86, N = 3113.06127.47
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds x GHz, Fewer Is BetterTimed Linux Kernel Compilation 3.1Performance Per Clock - Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022680160240320400315.44356.921. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Detected GHz base clock speed (use PTS sensors for real-time frequency/sensor reporting) count of 2.79 2. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 20140226: Detected GHz base clock speed (use PTS sensors for real-time frequency/sensor reporting) count of 2.80
OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterTimed Linux Kernel Compilation 3.1Time To CompileUbuntu 12.04 LTSUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022620406080100Min: 111.8 / Avg: 113.06 / Max: 114.97Min: 126.5 / Avg: 127.47 / Max: 129.19

FFmpeg

OpenBenchmarking.orgSeconds, Fewer Is BetterFFmpeg 2.1.1H.264 HD To NTSC DVUbuntu 14.04 LTS 2014022648121620SE +/- 0.04, N = 315.641. (CC) gcc options: -lavdevice -lavfilter -lavformat -lavcodec -lswresample -lswscale -lavutil -ldl -lm -pthread -std=c99 -fomit-frame-pointer -O3 -fno-math-errno -fno-signed-zeros -fno-tree-vectorize -MMD -MF -MT