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Tracking The Performance Of Ubuntu 10.10

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Published on 02 May 2010 08:01 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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With the development of Ubuntu 10.10 (codenamed the "Maverick Meerkat") getting started and the Ubuntu Developer Summit coming up in just a matter of days, we have re-launched the Ubuntu Phoromatic Tracker to monitor the performance of Ubuntu 10.10 on a daily basis.

We originally launched the Phoromatic Ubuntu Tracker back in March that began tracking Ubuntu's performance on a daily basis late into Lucid's development cycle, but a package upgrade a few weeks into it had borked the installations. We have now loaded up clean installs of Ubuntu on the test systems that are now tracking the Ubuntu Maverick repository, albeit so far is just some updated GCC packages.

The past daily Ubuntu benchmark results can be found at ubuntu-tracker.phoromatic.com, but beginning tomorrow the new results that are beginning to track Ubuntu 10.10 will begin in their automated daily testing.

We also continue to monitor the performance of the upstream Linux kernel on a daily basis at kernel-tracker.phoromatic.com, which we have been running since last year across multiple test systems.

All of this testing is fully automated and reproducible using the Phoronix Test Suite and Phoromatic.

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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