Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal provides a range of new features and capabilities to Phoronix Media's portfolio of benchmarking and automated testing software designed for Linux.
Chicago, IL - 13 August 2013 - Phoronix Media is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 (codenamed "Sokndal") as its latest offering to advance open-source benchmarking and performance testing on Linux operating systems and also BSD, Solaris, OS X, and Windows platforms scaling from embedded devices to servers and HPC solutions.
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 offers many new features including the ability for test profiles to report minimum / maximum complementary result values, frame latency and jitter testing for OpenGL games and applications, and improved hardware/software support particularly for the latest versions of the Linux kernel.
This quarterly update to the Phoronix Test Suite open-source software also has support for Facebook's HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) 2.1 PHP interpreter, graph coloring improvements, system detail reporting improvements, and an assortment of other enhancements.
Phoromatic and OpenBenchmarking.org have also been updated to be in full compliance with this latest benchmarking software release. Phoromatic offers remote system benchmark, aggregated result viewing, and other test orchestration abilities while OpenBenchmarking.org provides collaborative benchmarking, advanced analytics, and searching capabilities, among other industry-leading functionality.
The Phoronix Test Suite software is based upon the extensive testing and tools developed by Phoronix Media for its Phoronix.com web property since its inception in 2004. The Phoronix Test Suite is backed by leading tier-one hardware/software vendors and has been adopted by institutions ranging from Fortune 500 companies to governments and public universities.
The Phoronix Test Suite is available for download for all major operating systems and compatibility with all major CPU architectures from Phoronix-Test-Suite.com. Enterprise licensing, professional support, 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 1.1 million completed benchmarks, details on 350 thousand systems, and offers more than 350 test profiles and nearly 100 distinct test suites.
About Phoronix Media:
Michael Larabel founded Phoronix Media 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 2,400 original featured articles and more than 9,200 original news stories.
phoronix [at] phoronix.com