On The Heels Of An Impressive Launch
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 8 June 2011 at 10:14 PM EDT. 52 Comments
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.

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.

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