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Is SPE faster on Linux than on Windows?

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Article ID: 199181

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Products

Protection Engine for NAS

Issue/Introduction

Is Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) 8.x faster on Linux than on Windows?

Environment

Release : 8

 

Resolution

Generically, when comparing Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) on Linux against SPE on Windows, with the same settings, the same version of SPE, and the same files to scan, the Linux install performs faster than the Windows install.