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Re: [mosquitto-dev] Recommendation on OS for mosquitto server

Hi Arun,

Mosquitto has some restrictions on Windows.
See .
I don't know any noticeable difference on other environments.
FYI, I like to use CentOS VM on AWS EC2.


2018-03-30 23:21 GMT+09:00 Arun Cherian <archerian@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Planning to put mosquitto server into a network with around 200 Windows
> clients sending a 1kb or so message to all others every 2 seconds on one
> common topic, the OS to host the server is a VM so we have flexibility in
> choosing the OS. It seems most of the mosquitto benchmarks are done on Linux
> machines, is there any performance advantage of using a Linux machine over
> Windows (2016 Server) for the traffic I am expecting? If there is which OS
> would be a good choice - Ubuntu, Centos or something else? The clients are
> connected over a virtual LAN spread across a city using a mix of fiber
> broadband to wireless modem.
> Thanks,
> Arun
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