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Benchmarking & Continuous Testing Of LLVM

Michael Larabel

Published on 7 April 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
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Matthew Tippett and I presented at the 2011 Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit today in San Francisco about benchmarking and continuous testing of LLVM and the sub-projects that depend upon this compiler infrastructure. As the slides are somewhat generic and can be applied to many other open-source projects, the slides are now available. It's basically how to leverage the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org for driving continuous benchmarking to monitor performance regressions.

Here are the slides for those interested. Also worth sharing is that after discussing it with Keith Packard, automated per-commit-driver testing will begin of the open-source Intel Linux graphics driver stack. Finally. This should be started later this month for Intel Mesa and Linux kernel DRM (drm-intel-next) once some new Sandy Bridge hardware arrives. More information to come soon but this should excite many developers and Phoronix readers.




About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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