Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The 58th edition of the OpenSolaris Weekly News is now available. New developments this week in the OpenSolaris community include the release of SXCE build 62, basic support for an Emacs mode in writing DTrace D programs, a Mercurial plugin for Netbeans, a new version of Virtual Consoles, and a few other topics.