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On The Heels Of An Impressive Launch

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Published on 08 June 2011 10:14 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Those that follow my Twitter feed know a big software announcement is pending after being set back multiple times over the past week. Here's one graph illustrating the real-world impact of this yet-to-be-announced open-source move for open operating systems.

In the graph below, "Dirndl" is the codename for this new project that we shall use until the official announcement is made, as the results are just so irresistible. The Ubuntu 11.04 result is the value of a stock Ubuntu Natty installation.

On The Heels Of An Impressive Launch


This is just one example... And here it's above a 2.6x fold improvement over Ubuntu. Hopefully this far-reaching announcement with adjoining Phoronix launch article will be going live on Thursday.

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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