Tonight at the Ubuntu Developer Summit I'm talking about the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org. Here's some of my notes for those unable to make it or were able to attend but would like additional information.
The latest Phoronix Test Suite 4.0-Suldal improvements are now available and there's also some new test profiles for those interested in measuring the OpenCL/GPGPU performance under Linux along with NVIDIA's VDPAU video decoding speed.
There's more improvements building for Suldal that yield greater CPU and GPU verbosity when detecting graphics and processor comparisons under Linux.
I had meant to post this at the beginning of the month, but due to the busy schedule, posting of the top Phoronix articles for Q1'2012 got pushed back. Regardless, it's better late than never, so here's a look at the top Linux news and articles for so far this year.
The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.0-Suldal is now available. There's some exciting features met in this first milestone that will please those using this open-source automated testing infrastructure if you're using it for benchmarking or if you're just a Phoronix.com reader of our many published benchmark results.
There's several new OpenBenchmarking.org test profiles available for stressing your Linux OpenGL drivers and hardware.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland has been officially released with many new features to enhance the Linux benchmarking experience.
There's some enhancements to share that make compiler and disk testing more reproducible under Linux, plus many other features.
For those interested in compiler testing and tuning performance, there's some notable advancements to share that will benefit the community.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Milestone 2 is now available for your open-source benchmarking needs under Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, BSD, and Solaris. This second development milestone supports the upcoming Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" operating system, new hardware detection abilities, and other improvements.
The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland is now available for testing.
Here's some work that's landed to ultimately provide a more interactive experiencing when viewing benchmark results, but your feedback is requested.
With 2011 quickly coming to an end, having written more than 1,370 news postings at Phoronix this year, what were the most popular stories?
Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all Phoronix readers. Here's some holiday updates from Phoronix.
A point release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for those interested in open-source benchmarking / performance validation on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Solaris, and BSD platforms.
There's some Phoronix news for the holidays.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now officially available as of this morning.
There's new and updated Phoronix tests available and one final development release of Arendal before going gold in time for Christmas.
The third milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for benchmarking on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, BSD, and Windows platforms.
The second milestone release for Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 (codenamed "Arendal") is now available. There's improvements to the Phoronix Test Suite core itself along with the Phodevi library and graphing components.
Here's some new features and other upcoming work that may excite Linux enthusiasts in the Phoronix software/hardware playground.
The first milestone/development release of the major Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal update is now available. The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 is due out this quarter.
If you've been annoyed over the past ~18 hours by a Hewlett-Packard ad appearing on Phoronix that's hijacking the pages for at least the US traffic, I've been beyond annoyed by this bloody ad as well. It should be hopefully fixed soon.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand has been officially released this morning, which is a major update to our open-source benchmarking software and framework.
There's just one week left until the XDC2011 Chicago conference begins and then two weeks from today marks the beginning of Munich Oktoberfest 2011.
Besides a 40-way graphics card comparison between the open and closed-source Linux drivers for both NVIDIA and ATI/AMD graphics processors, there's also a number of other interesting articles coming up on Phoronix. Here's some of what you can expect to see next month on Phoronix.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 3 has been released this morning with some exciting enhancements to this open-source, automated testing platform.
It's now time for you to benchmark your web-browser. The test is simple, just takes a few moments, and will affect your browsing experience at Phoronix.com. The long-awaited SVG-driven result graphs, tables, and other media will soon be rolled out, so make sure it works for your system.
It was exactly six months ago that Phoronix Test Suite 3.0-Iveland and OpenBenchmarking.org were released during the Southern California Linux Expo. Here's some numbers from where OpenBenchmarking.org is at today.
The second milestone/development release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand is now available to those wishing to benchmark their Linux, BSD, Solaris, Hurd, Mac OS X, and Windows systems. Phoronix Test Suite 3.4 Milestone 2 features several improvements over last month's first development release of this next major version that's codenamed Lillesand.
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