Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 Enhances Automated Testing, Benchmarking
The Q3'2010 update to the Phoronix Test Suite introduces new
test profiles, provides new analytics capabilities, supports testing under a more
diverse selection of hardware and software, and provides numerous other features
for those looking to deploy this leading automated testing platform within enterprise
Chicago, IL -- August 31, 2010 -- Phoronix
Media has announced the immediate release of Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 (codenamed
"Torsken") as its latest quarterly update to the automated testing platform
used by Phoronix.com, other media publications, and countless organizations.
Version 2.8 of the Phoronix Test Suite introduces more than 70
changes to this open-source software, includes greater support for Microsoft Windows
x64 operating systems, a focus on greater OpenCL test capabilities, many updated
test profiles, new test installation and external dependency management code,
and numerous internal changes made in preparation for Phoronix Test Suite 3.0.
The Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 release provides 134 test profiles and 57 test suites
for providing a plethora of testing capabilities out-of-the-box.
"Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 is another example of our commitment
to providing the Linux and open-source communities with a leading automated testing
and benchmarking platform that is under constant evolution to adapt to the latest
and greatest hardware and trends within the computing industry," said Michael
Larabel, founder of Phoronix Media and the lead architect of the Phoronix Test
Suite. "The Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 release offers many exciting changes
for end-users whether they are computer enthusiasts or QA engineers, while internally
there are already many Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 features building that should prove
to revolutionize our software stack and push a new trend in automated testing
and benchmarking throughout the computing industry."
Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 can be downloaded at Phoronix-Test-Suite.com.
The Phoronix Test Suite is officially supported on Linux, Mac OS X, OpenSolaris,
BSD, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. The Phoronix Test Suite can be deployed
and managed across an array of systems using Phoromatic.
Results from the Phoronix Test Suite can be quickly and easily shared with other
parties via Phoronix Global. The Phoronix
Test Suite can also be tested on a standardized software stack using the PTS
Desktop Live operating system.
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.
About Phoronix Media:
Phoronix Media was founded in 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 1,600 articles and 2,400 news postings. Other
Phoronix Media assets include the Phorogit.com,
Cekora.com, and RadeonHD.org.
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