[Help-gnutls] Re: GNUTLS vs OpenSSL

Simon Josefsson jas at extundo.com
Sat Jul 29 14:50:52 CEST 2006

Eric Leblond <regit at inl.fr> writes:

> Hi,
> We have done some comparison between GNUTLS and openssl during our
> benchmark of NuFW.
> We have only had a switch to one part of the code and thus it only
> display a trend and not a performance comparison. We measure performance
> of a complex system (NuFW) not directly the performance of transfert.
> On Intel Centrino 1.6GHz, openssl outperfoms GNUTLS with a ratio of 15%.
> On quadri processor PowerPC 1.8GHz (ppc64 architecture) and quadri
> processor XEON 3GHz (x86_64 architecture), GNUTLS outperforms openssl
> with a ratio of 15%.
> Thus, it seems that results depends heavily on the architecture.

Did one of the numbers lack a zero or something?  Otherwise, it
doesn't seem like the results depend on the architecture at all.


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