Benchmarking On Fedora Is Very Easy
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 13 April 2009 at 05:25 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Benchmarking on Fedora is as easy as running yum install phoronix-test-suite and then running phoronix-test-suite benchmark favorites (or another test/suite), it's really that easy! Pushed into Fedora 11 and as an update to Fedora 9 and Fedora 10 is the Phoronix Test Suite.

The Phoronix Test Suite is our GPLv3 software for running automated tests on Linux, OpenSolaris, MacOS X, and BSD operating systems. The Phoronix Test Suite ships with over 90 test profiles and 30 test suites and new test profiles can be easily added through our framework. The Phoronix Test Suite has already appeared in Ubuntu's repositories, Mandriva, and other distributions too. Packaged in Fedora is the latest Phoronix Test Suite 1.8 release.


If you have any questions about the Phoronix Test Suite, stop by our forum. We have also begun sharing our plans for Phoronix Test Suite 2.0, which has been codenamed Sandtorg.
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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.

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