It was on this day ten years ago that I founded Phoronix.com for what would become the leading Linux hardware review and Linux enthusiast news site with a focus on benchmarking. This day, 5 June, also serves as six years since the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
With May coming to an end, here's a recap of the most popular content on Phoronix over the past month.
In preparation for next week's 50+ way Linux graphics comparison, I am working on some visualization improvements to better represent data from this vast assortment of graphics cards... Thus, your feedback is kindly appreciated.
To end out May on a high note and in getting June kick-started, when Phoronix turns ten years old on 5 June, there is a lot of interesting upcoming content and Linux/open-source performance benchmarks.
There's been more open-source Linux benchmarking activity this weekend besides getting ready the Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino release for its debut in two weeks time to coincide with the ten-year anniversary of Phoronix.com and six-year anniversary of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
Phoronix is turning ten years old in two weeks from today. Additionally, the Phoronix Test Suite will also be celebrating six years since the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino Milestone 2 is now available and it has working all of the fundamentals of the new Phoromatic server and client features for easily and quickly building your own open-source test farm.
Semi-frequently there's been requests to improve the line graphs that are shown for certain test results within Phoronix articles. Fortunately, thanks to the work of an independent contributor, there are improvements you can find within Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino that will affect future articles.
Often referred to as the most annoying ads on the site are the text-based links provided by Kontera that occur randomly over certain words within articles and create a hover box when mousing over them. In an experiment, those ads are no more on Phoronix.
April has finally come to an end and it was an incredibly busy yet interesting month in the Linux enthusiast hardware world.
Here's an early look at the next-generation Phoromatic web configuration interface for remotely managing multiple test systems in a coherent way with Phoronix Test Suite 5.2-Khanino and newer.
I recently read Michael Larabel's article concerning the Chernobyl disaster, as well as the comments that followed it, and, after writing the text I felt I wanted to write, I would like to share it - and to know your thoughts. It is inspired in the accident and its consequences, but covers a broader field: society and its individual dimension - which, in my opinion, being the first source of all the problems, is usually avoided, being the discussions and the treatments targeted instead to its symptoms. I would like to bring attention to it again.
Today is the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster within the Ukraine. With this being a light news weekend, if you weren't a Phoronix reader four years ago, we took a trip out to Chernobyl and Pripyat and you can see a horde of our photos.
This month so far on Phoronix there have been an exciting number of Phoronix articles from our prolific tests on AMD's AM1 Platform to a number of GCC 4.9 compiler benchmarks and everything in between, but is there anything else you would like to see this month on Phoronix?
Originally I planned to shutdown Phoronix Global at the end of 2013 but out of continued usage of the service, Phoronix Global is still being kept online for the time being.
Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 is now available as the first point release to the major "Plavsk" release. This new version offers minor new features, fixes, and other improvements to our open-source benchmarking software.
To complement existing notification and reporting mechanisms built into the Phoronix Test Suite, OpenBenchmarking.org, and Phoromatic are some very simple but handy push notifications to your Android and iOS devices of real-time test results and notifications when testing is complete -- should you want to immediately analyze your results or need to swap out your graphics card or any other PC components.
Here's a look back at the most popular Linux and open-source content on Phoronix in March.
Users of the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org can now easily fire-up Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Valve's Portal for some new Linux game benchmarking.
With Q1'2014 quickly coming to an end, here's a look back at the most popular Linux stories and hardware reviews/articles so far this calendar year.
Don't forget that we're still giving away three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world. We've also added some free Phoronix Premium subscriptions for this Linux giveaway.
Don't forget that we're still giving away at least three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world.
A semi-common request by Phoronix readers is that they would like to see more images and photographs in news stories and other articles... Well, with now having the new site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system, more photos are next on the agenda.
This month on Phoronix there were 294 news articles and 28 featured-length articles covering various interesting open-source and Linux related topics. Here's a look at some of our most striking content over the past month.
With the recent news of Linux's overall web traffic doubling to about 2%, here are some Phoronix web statistics for those interested.
For new readers to Phoronix.com and/or new users of the Phoronix Test Suite might not be familiar with PTS Desktop Live, our Linux distribution used for benchmarking that provides a fully-standardized software stack. This Linux benchmarking operating system will soon see a new major release.
Made live today were a few minor tweaks to the new Phoronix.com site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system. A few visual bugs were squashed and other small enhancements committed.
Here's your chance to win an Amazon gift card by taking a few minutes to help us out.
As most Phoronix readers will have noticed, the new Phoronix.com site design is now live for all users as of a few hours ago.
Here's a look at the latest Phoronix.com site redesign. The evolutionary improvements to the site will soon begin rolling out.
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