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Happy 11th Birthday Phoronix! Happy 7th Birthday Phoronix Test Suite!

It was eleven years ago today I founded to focus on Linux hardware reviews at a time when not only graphics cards were an issue but most PC peripherals were still troublesome to use outside of Windows. Today also marks seven years since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0 for leading open-source Linux benchmarking.

5 June 2015 - Celebrations - 12 Comments
Welcoming The 2015 Phoronix Summer Intern

This summer on Phoronix we'll be welcoming Eric Griffith to the team, a student from the California University of Pennsylvania. Eric will be an intern at Phoronix via his journalism program at the university. Eric has already written about his new laptop with Linux and he'll be writing many more Linux/open-source articles on Phoronix over the next few months. Please join me in welcoming him to his summer internship. He's prepared a few remarks to get started.

12 May 2015 - Eric Griffith - 34 Comments
Reasons To Make A PTS/OB Test Profile For Your Software

While there's hundreds of test profiles and test suites (a collection of pre-configured test profiles) available to the Phoronix Test Suite, here's some reasons why you should consider making/submitting a test profile for benchmarking of your own software or software that is of interest to you. The same reasons also apply mostly for why you should be benchmarking with the Phoronix Test Suite,, and Phoromatic.

28 April 2015 - Benchmarking - Add A Comment

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26 April 2015 - HTTPS - 56 Comments
Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 Is Near

The fifth development release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 is now available for testing prior to officially releasing Phoronix Test Suite 5.6.0 in the days ahead.

11 March 2015 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.6 M5 - 2 Comments
Our Continuous Linux Benchmarking Test Farm Is Partially Back Online

There's still a lot of work ahead in finishing up the new server room / test farm, but some of the systems have been restored in the new rackmount environment and proceeding with their daily (and in some cases per-commit) open-source Linux benchmarking in a fully-automated and standardized fashion.

8 March 2015 - - 8 Comments
Progress On The New Phoronix / Linux Benchmarking Test Farm

Construction is well underway on the latest Phoronix expansion in order to handle running more systems (and doing so more efficiently) for all of our automated Linux benchmarking and open-source continuous testing. The electrical upgrades have been made and I should be finished up with the construction in the next few weeks.

22 February 2015 - Linux Benchmarking - 3 Comments

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