Phoronix News Archives
11 December 2013 - 4.8.6-Sokndal Released
The final planned release in the Phoronix Test Suite 4.x series is now available.
8 December 2013 - Help Out
There's several things for Phoronix readers to keep in mind this holiday season.
2 December 2013 - December Roadmap - 6 Comments
While November was a great and very busy month, December will hopefully be even better. Here's a look at some of the exciting Linux / open-source milestones to be conquered this month.
1 December 2013 - Linux Benchmarks - 4 Comments
If you have some extra CPU time this weekend, why not try out one of our new/updated test profiles and share your Linux hardware/software performance benchmarks with the community?
30 November 2013 - Monthly Recap
Merge activity for the Linux 3.13 kernel and the many graphics card benchmarks on Phoronix were some of the most exciting happening events for November, but let's not also forget about continued open-source driver innovations.
25 November 2013 - A Note To Readers - 48 Comments
If in recent Linux graphics card reviews and driver articles you have been wanting to see other Linux games benchmarked, you should definitely read this article.
22 November 2013 - 4.8.5-Sokndal
The latest Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" point release is now available with the latest fixes and minor improvements to the cross-platform open-source benchmarking software.
15 November 2013 - Premium Benefits - 16 Comments
There's been some more site updates on Phoronix this week along with more features for Phoronix Premium subscribers. This includes continued log-in improvements, bolding external links, and a look at upcoming content.
15 November 2013 - New Tests
There's been a number of new and updated benchmarks appearing on OpenBenchmarking.org for use by the Phoronix Test Suite.
13 November 2013 - Chrome 31 NaCl - 3 Comments
Google has put out Chrome 31 and with it comes a good few new features for the cross-platform web-browser.
11 November 2013 - Phoronix Premium - 42 Comments
A number of small site improvements were made on Monday. Subscribers to Phoronix Premium should also find that the log-in process is easier.
8 November 2013 - Benchmarking!! - 3 Comments
There's several new and updated benchmarking applications for measuring the performance of Linux system's ranging from small embedded environments to GPUs to super-computers.
7 November 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.4
I'm happy to announced the release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.4 this afternoon. This latest stable release of our leading cross-platform open-source benchmarking software has improvements for better dealing with Wayland environments, new test profile capabilities, and other hardware/software reporting improvements.
31 October 2013 - October 2013 - 7 Comments
This month on Phoronix there was a heck of a lot of Linux and open-source content: there were over 32 featured-length articles (more than one per day) and 262 news stories (more than eight stories per day) written by your's truly. The Linux 3.12 kernel and Ubuntu / Mir activity were the most popular happenings of October.
10 October 2013 - Massive Content - 22 Comments
This week Phoronix published its 10,000th article in covering Linux and open-source news, which is on top of having around 2,500 original full-length articles covering Linux hardware reviews, GPU driver analysis, and other benchmarking results.
10 October 2013 - Phoromatic - 6 Comments
New daily and per-commit testing will commence for the mainline Linux kernel, the Intel Mesa driver, and LLVM/Clang (and possibly GCC) compilers. Similar to past performance "trackers" this will lead to more timely spotting of performance regressions affecting real-world workloads.
2 October 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3
The latest point release to the Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" series is now available, which adds a fair number of improvements to our leading open-source Linux / BSD / OS X / Solaris benchmarking platform. Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3 is in very good shape for carrying out all of the latest benchmarks regardless of whether you're an enterprise user or just an enthusiast wishing to benchmark their favorite Linux distribution.
30 September 2013 - September Recap
With the end of the month, here's a look back at the most interesting and exciting content on Phoronix during September 2013. On Phoronix this month were 229 news stories and 18 hardware reviews / featured-length articles.
12 September 2013 - Oktoberfest Munich - 4 Comments
In a little more than one week Oktoberfest will get underway in Munich and thus the yearly Phoronix pilgrimage.
5 September 2013 - Haswell Laptop - 11 Comments
Over the past several weeks at Phoronix I have been trying out the System76 Gazelle Professional, which has wound up being a nice high performance Linux laptop preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by Intel's latest-generation Core i7 "Haswell" mobile processor.