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Improved Line Graphs Come To Phoronix Results

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Published on 17 May 2014 03:28 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Semi-frequently there's been requests to improve the line graphs that are shown for certain test results within Phoronix articles. Fortunately, thanks to the work of an independent contributor, there are improvements you can find within Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino that will affect future articles.

In reducing some clutter and improving the effectiveness of the text within Phoronix Test Suite line graph data, a GitHub contributor, Mufasa72, has contributed some graphing improvements that will be found with the upcoming release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.2 (and in the days ahead with the 5.2 Milestone 2 release).

Mufasa72 managed to beat me to making the graphing improvements, due to single-handedly writing all of the Phoronix.com content plus leading the development of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org. Here's an example of the new line graphing code with today's ACPI CPUfreq vs. Intel P-State Scaling With Linux 3.15 data re-rendered from OpenBenchmarking.org:

Improved Line Graphs Come To Phoronix Results


For anyone else wishing to contribute to the Phoronix Test Suite as the leading open-source benchmarking software, you can find our repository hosted on GitHub. Any enhancements or additions are generally most welcome! If you are not a developer but just an end-user you can always help out via a PayPal tip or subscribing to Phoronix Premium while commercial organizations should contact us.

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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