Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 Expands Cross-Platform Benchmarking
Greater support for Microsoft Windows, new test profiles, and an expanded
feature set are among the changes to be found in Phoronix Test Suite 2.6.
Chicago, IL -- May 24, 2010 -- With its continuing commitment to provide quarterly
updates to its industry-leading automated testing and benchmarking platform, Phoronix
Media has announced the immediate availability of Phoronix Test Suite 2.6
Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 carries more than 120 changes since the release of
Phoronix Test Suite 2.4 in February of 2010. The Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 release
offers greater compatibility with the Windows 7 operating system and support for
several test profiles, new command-line options, a new results viewer interface,
Phoromatic improvements, sensor-monitoring improvements, a new results parsing
interface, and many other enhancements throughout the Phoronix Test Suite software
stack. Updated test profiles include XPlane9, OpenArena, Unigine-Heaven, OpenSSL,
IOzone, Smokin-Guns, and Crafty. Test profiles new in the Phoronix Test Suite
2.6 release include XPlane9-IQC, PHPBench, Network-Loopback, and TTSIOD-Renderer.
The Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 release out-of-the-box provides 134 test profiles
and 56 test suites.
"Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 is our most prized release yet with the feature-set
of our leading automated testing platform continuing to expand at an expedited
rate," said Michael Larabel, founder of Phoronix Media and the lead architect
of the Phoronix Test Suite. "With its growing capabilities, the Phoronix
Test Suite and related components such as Phoromatic and Phoronix Global continue
to find new uses and successful deployments throughout a range of organizations
around the world. Moving forward we have even greater plans as Phoronix Test Suite
3.0 approaches with revolutionary changes."
The official list of changes for Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 can be found on this
web-page. Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 is available for download at Phoronix-Test-Suite.com
for Linux, Mac OS X, OpenSolaris, BSD, and 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, PhoronixForums.com,
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