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Old 05-10-2009, 10:15 AM   #1
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Linux piping vs Windows piping

I was wonder which has better and faster pipes, linux or windows ? I'm a newbie to linux environment, appreciate if anyone can pinpoint the main advantages of using pipes in linux. thanks
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Here's a nice overview for it; in summary Linux'
performance on pipes leaves windows for dead in
the water. While it's somewhat dated I'd think it's
fair to assume the results are still valid.



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