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Iveland, OpenBenchmarking.org Launching From SCALE

It's official: Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" and OpenBenchmarking.org will be launching next month at the Southern California Linux Expo in Los Angeles, California.
5 January 2011 - It's Official

Happy New Year! A Big Linux GPU Comparison!

To all Phoronix readers, have a happy and prosperous new year! Prosit Neujahr! Godt Nytt År! Here's how to celebrate the new year.
31 December 2010 - A Good 2011 - 19 Comments

Just How Big Is OpenBenchmarking.org?

With Iveland Alpha 5 arriving earlier today and more information beginning to be released about OpenBenchmarking.org for its February debut with Phoronix Test Suite 3.0, many have become more curious about what this project entails. Last week I posted a few very small screenshots of OpenBenchmarking.org in its current form. I also have already said OpenBenchmarking.org will become bigger than Phoronix itself, so here are a few statistics right now.
27 December 2010 - It's Huge - 3 Comments

Iveland Alpha 5 Works To Prepare OpenBenchmarking.org

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 5 has been released this morning. This is the last alpha release for Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 before it goes into beta in preparation for its February release target. This fifth alpha release focuses upon more of the OpenBenchmarking.org integration work for its debut alongside Phoronix Test Suite 3.0.
27 December 2010 - Last Alpha Release

What To Look Forward To In 2011

As a gift to Phoronix readers this Christmas, here's a sneak preview on what you can expect next year.
24 December 2010 - It's Going To Be A Big Year - 20 Comments

3.0-Iveland Gets Bullish On OpenBenchmarking.org

Now available is Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 4 and it is one exciting release. As said last week in Bye-Bye Test Profiles & Suites; Hi OpenBenchmarking.org, this release strips out the test profiles and test suites from the Phoronix Test Suite client and moves it into the OpenBenchmarking.org cloud. With initial integration for OpenBenchmarking.org in place for the Phoronix Test Suite, things are now on the verge of becoming a lot more interesting.
14 December 2010 - Prost To Alpha 4! [Cheers]

Bye-Bye Test Profiles & Suites; Hi OpenBenchmarking.org

For those not tracking the Phorogit code of the Phoronix Test Suite, all of the test profiles and test suites living within our open-source benchmarking software have been removed. All 130+ test profiles and ~50 test suites have been dropped, as they're no longer living within the benchmarking package.
7 December 2010 - A Bold Move

Daily Linux Kernel Benchmarks For A Year

Last year we introduced Phoromatic as an extension to the Phoronix Test Suite for making it easy to build a benchmarking test farm or simply benchmarking systems across the world all from a simple and easy-to-use web-interface where all of the test results are also stored. A few months after launching Phoromatic, Phoromatic Tracker launched as an extension to that for being able to monitor the performance of a given software component on a timed basis or even on a per-commit VCS basis (or when externally triggered otherwise). As an example of that, we launched our Linux kernel test farm, which has now been running for a year.
4 December 2010 - Phoromatic Tracker - 1 Comment

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 3

Two weeks have passed since the release of Iveland Alpha 2, but now it's time for the third alpha release for the Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" benchmarking platform. Quite a number of changes have built up over such a short period of time as this release nears OpenBenchmarking.org integration and ready for its planned release in Q1'2011.
2 December 2010 - Lots Of Changes - 5 Comments

More Interesting Benchmarks Are On The Way

November was a fairly interesting month at Phoronix with an increased number of articles (thanks directly to our advertisers) and some particularly interesting tests: five years of Linux kernel benchmarks, compiler benchmarks of GCC/LLVM/Clang/DragonEgg, a look at at a Linux kernel patch to improve responsiveness, ZFS Linux benchmarks, Solaris 11 benchmarks, the newest ATI Gallium3D driver, a historical look at Fedora's performance, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 benchmarks, among other articles. However, December should be another interesting month at Phoronix too.
1 December 2010 - The Best Yet - 2 Comments

Don't Forget About Our Shopping Links This Holiday

With the holiday shopping season now getting underway, don't forget about our Internet shopping links if buying any goods this year at NewEgg (or NewEgg Canada) and Amazon.com. Simply clicking these links when you do your shopping will result in affiliate income for us that goes to support our Phoronix news coverage and reviews along with our open-source test suite development.
26 November 2010 - Helps Us, Helps You

Phoromatic Now Does HTTPS Communication

For those of you that use Phoromatic, our web-based remote test management system to the Phoronix Test Suite, the public web-site is now accessible via HTTPS (Phoromatic.com) and in the latest Git code for the Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" release the test result / system log communication to the server is done via HTTPS as well. This has been of interest to some organizations that may be testing unreleased hardware or software while using our non-Intranet version of Phoromatic and is coming just a week after OpenBenchmarking.org received some improvements, including HTTPS support.
23 November 2010 - Secured - 5 Comments

The Switch To The New Phoronix.com Server

If you're seeing this message here, you have reached our new server for Phoronix.com. The new server for Phoronix.com as part of the new Phoronix Media infrastructure for empowering OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoronix Test Suite, etc, went live this afternoon on 20 November.
20 November 2010 - Good News If You See This - 21 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 2 Is Here

Only ten days have passed since the first Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 Alpha release, but in time for the weekend there is the second alpha release. As I shared earlier this week about what's going on with Iveland and OpenBenchmarking.org, there is a lot going on. All of the latest work can be found in Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 2.
19 November 2010 - New Release

Whoops, The Main Server Is Getting Clobbered

If you've had a hard time accessing Phoronix.com this morning, you're not the only one. The main Phoronix web-server is getting clobbered at the moment. This is due to lots of attention to the small Linux kernel patch that is doing wonders to the desktop in terms of enhancing the system responsiveness/interactivity under CPU load. The main Phoronix.com server CPU load should be back to normal shortly, but fortunately this will be less of a problem in the future.
16 November 2010 - Temporary Strain - 17 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 1

For those that don't subscribe to the Phoronix Test Suite mailing list, there is a new announcement: Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" Alpha 1 has been released.
9 November 2010 - Benchmark With Iveland Alpha 1 - 9 Comments

PTS3 Iveland Development Update

For those interested in the development activity of Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland", here's an update as to the progress with a few notes.
31 October 2010 - Plus San Diego Phoronix Meetup? - 4 Comments

Well, Here's A Preview Of The Ad-Free Phoronix

This morning on Phoronix you may notice that there are no ads being served on Phoronix and you are able to view entire articles on a single page. Well, this is a preview of Phoronix Premium.
29 October 2010 - Phoronix Premium - 26 Comments

RFC: A Preview Of The Phoronix Graphs With Iveland

Earlier this week I shared part of the vision that Matthew Tippett and I have for OpenBenchmarking.org (the next-generation version of Phoronix Global) and how it will change Linux benchmarking when launched with Phoronix Test Suite 3.0. One of the features of OpenBenchmarking.org / Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" is a major overhaul to the result graphs. Here's a preview of what's to come and we welcome your feedback.
23 October 2010 - And Then OpenBenchmarking.org - 43 Comments

A Sighting From Oktoberfest

The below logo (intentionally blurred for now) was spotted at Oktoberfest... What is it? Well, something new to be announced next month that as one of those hearing the talk said, "Scheiße! This will cause the most transparent benchmarks in the industry."
30 September 2010 - Something New - 26 Comments

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