16 February 2016 -- Phoronix Test Suite 6.2 (codenamed "Gamvik") is available today as the latest version of Phoronix Media's open-source, cross-platform benchmarking software. The release of Phoronix Test Suite 6.2 is joined by a new version of OpenBenchmarking.org to facilitate greater result collaboration and analysis by the open-source communities around the world.
Phoronix Test Suite 6.2 delivers improvements to the Phodevi system monitoring infrastructure, improvements to external dependency handling, improvements to the Phoromatic results viewer and other Phoromatic remote management enhancements, Phodevi software detection improvements, new user configuration options, graph rendering improvements, improved PDF generation of test result data, restoration of the MATISK testing module, and other optimizations and improvements.
A big focus during the Phoronix Test Suite 6.2 development cycle was on the major rewrite of our important OpenBenchmarking.org cloud platform. The new OpenBenchmarking.org has been in public beta since the beginning of the month and features a completely redesigned search engine, a new responsive web design, graphing and analytic improvements, and numerous other new features and enhancements. The new OpenBenchmarking.org will continue to mature and pick up additional functionality over the weeks and months ahead.
Phoronix Test Suite 6.2 is available for immediate, free download via Phoronix-Test-Suite.com or Phoronix-Test-Suite on GitHub. Enterprise licensing, professional support, project sponsorship, and custom engineering services are available via contacting commercial.phoronix-test-suite.com.
About The Phoronix Test Suite:
Phoronix Media develops the Phoronix Test Suite in conjunction with leading computer hardware and software vendors. It seeks to standardize the process of validating software and hardware on Linux and alternative operating systems by providing the most comprehensive testing and benchmarking platform. The Phoronix Test Suite makes it easy for hardware vendors to test an array of software relevant to them in an autonomous manner while being highly configurable and providing concise results. Software vendors benefit from being able to test their software in an efficient manner for performance tuning and regression tracking, generate new users of their products through the Phoronix Test Suite, and provide a direct channel to hardware vendors validating against their software using this test suite. Consumers are able to benefit from the Phoronix Test Suite by detecting bottlenecks within their system and experience greater vitality on the Linux Operating System from a standardized test specification.
The OpenBenchmarking.org results archive is home to more than four million test results, more than five million Linux hardware/software component searches, and has served more than 16.7 million test downloads.
About Phoronix Media:
Michael Larabel founded Phoronix Media in June 2004 and is the largest Internet resource devoted to enriching the Linux hardware experience. Its premiere web property, Phoronix.com, publishes Linux-based hardware reviews, software previews, and driver analyses with more than 3,000 original featured articles and more than 17,000 original news stories.