There's several new and updated benchmarking applications for measuring the performance of Linux system's ranging from small embedded environments to GPUs to super-computers.
This month on Phoronix there was a heck of a lot of Linux and open-source content: there were over 32 featured-length articles (more than one per day) and 262 news stories (more than eight stories per day) written by your's truly. The Linux 3.12 kernel and Ubuntu / Mir activity were the most popular happenings of October.
This week Phoronix published its 10,000th article in covering Linux and open-source news, which is on top of having around 2,500 original full-length articles covering Linux hardware reviews, GPU driver analysis, and other benchmarking results.
New daily and per-commit testing will commence for the mainline Linux kernel, the Intel Mesa driver, and LLVM/Clang (and possibly GCC) compilers. Similar to past performance "trackers" this will lead to more timely spotting of performance regressions affecting real-world workloads.
With the end of the month, here's a look back at the most interesting and exciting content on Phoronix during September 2013. On Phoronix this month were 229 news stories and 18 hardware reviews / featured-length articles.
In a little more than one week Oktoberfest will get underway in Munich and thus the yearly Phoronix pilgrimage.
Over the past several weeks at Phoronix I have been trying out the System76 Gazelle Professional, which has wound up being a nice high performance Linux laptop preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by Intel's latest-generation Core i7 "Haswell" mobile processor.
For those not following me on Twitter or haven't noticed the Anzwix links the past few days on Phoronix, Anzwix.com was made public at the end of August.
This month on Phoronix there were 246 news stories and 20 featured articles written by your's truly. Of all that Linux and open-source content with an enthusiast hardware focus, Wayland, X.Org, exFAT, the Pipelight Netflix implementation, and the Linux 3.11 kernel were among the interesting events covered.
After being in private development and usage for years, Anzwix is finally set to make its public debut.
Ahead of the release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal today, updates have been pushed to OpenBenchmarking.org and Phoromatic.com in the past few days.
With the end of the month comes our recap of the major Linux happenings for the past 31 days with our enthusiast, graphics, and hardware bent on the open-source operating system.
Several Phoronix readers have brought up an important topic recently on Twitter and within our forums: what Linux distribution should really be be benchmarked the most? Ubuntu has traditionally been the most tested Linux platform here, but times may be changing.
Before the end of the month will be many new and exciting Linux benchmarks on Phoronix, including the Radeon Dynamic Power Management results in full, many updated Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux tests, and Valve Source Engine Linux GPU benchmarks, among others.
The third development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available for open-source automated benchmarking. This update has the OpenGL frame latency recording ability, detection support for the AMD/NVIDIA AIB vendors, and other changes.
Having been succeeded by OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoronix Global is facing closure at the end of the 2013 calendar year.
As mentioned last month on Phoronix, a major revision to Phoronix.com is in-development. Prior to the launch later this month, your feedback on the latest concepts are appreciated.
With the end of a month comes our usual monthly recap. A lot of interesting Linux changes happened in June from dynamic power management in the Radeon DRM driver to Mir and Wayland news.
The overhauled Phoronix site is on track for making its debut in July.
With Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal", the minimum and maximum performance results are now being commonly displayed along side the rest of the results.
After some rough hours, all of the Phoronix infrastructure should be located now within its new data center. If any problems are experienced in getting your dose of Phoronix, please contact us.
Tonight (15 June 21:00 CST) we are upgrading our server infrastructure and moving the Phoronix web properties to a new data center.
A new site design and layout is coming soon to Phoronix.
It was nine years ago today, on 5 June 2004, that I founded Phoronix.com as a long expedition to ultimately enrich the Linux hardware experience and to become the leading source for providing Linux hardware reviews. Additionally, it's five years ago today that marks the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
With the end of May comes our usual end of the month summary about the most popular Linux news stories this month that appeared on Phoronix and other announcements.
FurMark, TessMark, and other advanced OpenGL 2.1/3.2/4.0 benchmarks are now available via the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org.
The LLVM 3.3 release of the compiler infrastructure and adjoining Clang C/C++ compiler is planned for release on the day that Phoronix turns nine years old.
In April on Phoronix there were 221 published original news articles and 20 featured length articles. Here's what was most popular among the plethora of original Linux content with a bent on performance testing, graphics drivers, power management, and Linux gaming.
After earlier this week delivering benchmarks showing Facebook's HipHop 2.0 Virtual Machine is very fast, a Facebook engineer commented in our forums about some of the design choices that were made.
Succeeding last month's release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.4, the first point release to "Forsand" has been made available. There's minor improvements and fixes throughout along with some notable work on the Microsoft Windows side.
549 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.