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Happy Holidays To Phoronix Readers

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Published on 24 December 2011 09:57 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all Phoronix readers. Here's some holiday updates from Phoronix.

First of all, as the editor of Phoronix I hope all Phoronix Media readers and stakeholders have a wonderful holidays, whether it be for Christmas or other celebrations.

Contrary to most web-sites, if you haven't noticed already from the content this weekend, the Phoronix publishing queue will continue on over the holidays so be sure to continue checking back for new coverage. Among the holiday articles that are forthcoming is Linux testing of the AMD A8-3870K Fusion APU, OMAP4 PandaBoard ES benchmarks under Ubuntu, comparative benchmarks to the OLPC XO-1.75, ARM LLVM vs. GCC compiler performance tests, Intel SNA/Glamor acceleration benchmarks (that's tentative -- those are being started tomorrow), and a few other holiday specials.

I'll still be working the normal schedule through the holidays on Phoronix.com and also on some software development updates to the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org. Tonight to OpenBenchmarking.org there is a new search code-path exposed when searching for CPUs/processors, a few usability improvements, and some more work will land in the public version on Sunday and Monday. The enhancements to the Phoronix open-source benchmarking software will be covered in another article in the next few days. Comments, as always, are certainly welcome for any area of the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org stack.

Happy Holidays To Phoronix Readers
Santa riding his bicycle through Munich, Bavaria earlier this month...

If you would like to put anything in the Phoronix stocking this holiday season, PayPal tips are welcome, Flatter is accepted, or contact me for alternate contributions. You can also subscribe to Phoronix Premium to help out Phoronix Media while viewing Phoronix.com without advertisements and to view entire featured articles on a single page. Any contributions are most certainly welcome -- at the very least, please refrain from using AdBlock on Phoronix.

You can also subscribe to Phoronix via Facebook, Identi.ca, Twitter (@Phoronix and @MichaelLarabel), and the Phoronix Forums. Phoronix can also be found on IRC at #phoronix via freenode.net.

Coming up in the next few days will also be a few more holiday surprises from Phoronix, besides what various open-source projects have already pushed.

Happy Holidays / Merry Christmas / Frohe Weihnachten!

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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