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POVRay, ViennaCL, Parboil OpenCL, HPCC Testing

There's been a number of new and updated benchmarks appearing on OpenBenchmarking.org for use by the Phoronix Test Suite.
15 November 2013 - New Tests

Google Chrome 31 Plays With Portable Native Client

Google has put out Chrome 31 and with it comes a good few new features for the cross-platform web-browser.
13 November 2013 - Chrome 31 NaCl - 3 Comments

Phoronix Premium, Site Improvements Land

A number of small site improvements were made on Monday. Subscribers to Phoronix Premium should also find that the log-in process is easier.
11 November 2013 - Phoronix Premium - 42 Comments

HPC Challenge, New OpenCL Linux Benchmarks

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.
8 November 2013 - Benchmarking!! - 3 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.4 Has Testing, Wayland Improvements

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.
7 November 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.4

Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month

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.
31 October 2013 - October 2013 - 7 Comments

Crossing 10,000 Linux News Stories On Phoronix

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 - Massive Content - 22 Comments

New Daily, Per-Commit Testing Of Mesa, Kernel, Compilers

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.
10 October 2013 - Phoromatic - 6 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3 Continues Opening Benchmarks

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.
2 October 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.3

Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September

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.
30 September 2013 - September Recap

Less Than Two Weeks To Phoronix @ Oktoberfest

In a little more than one week Oktoberfest will get underway in Munich and thus the yearly Phoronix pilgrimage.
12 September 2013 - Oktoberfest Munich - 4 Comments

System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop

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.
5 September 2013 - Haswell Laptop - 11 Comments

Anzwix Launches As Another Linux News Source

For those not following me on Twitter or haven't noticed the Anzwix links the past few days on Phoronix, Anzwix.com was made public at the end of August.
5 September 2013 - Anzwix.com - 10 Comments

Pipelight, X.Org, exFAT & Wayland Topped This Month

This month on Phoronix there were 246 news stories and 20 featured articles written by your's truly. Of all that Linux and open-source content with an enthusiast hardware focus, Wayland, X.Org, exFAT, the Pipelight Netflix implementation, and the Linux 3.11 kernel were among the interesting events covered.
31 August 2013 - August 2013 - 2 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.2 Released

The second stable point release to the Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal series is now available.
30 August 2013 - Stable Fixes - 5 Comments

Anzwix Is Finally Ready To Launch This Month

After being in private development and usage for years, Anzwix is finally set to make its public debut.
16 August 2013 - Phoronix Anzwix - 11 Comments

OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoromatic See Big Updates

Ahead of the release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal today, updates have been pushed to OpenBenchmarking.org and Phoromatic.com in the past few days.
13 August 2013 - OpenBenchmarking.org

The Top Features Of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8

The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 (codenamed "Sokndal") is expected in the next week. With the imminent release of our industry-leading open-source automated benchmarking platform for Linux / BSD / OS X / Solaris, here's a look at some of the top features coming. Aside from just those carrying out the benchmarks, many of the features also benefit those viewing the results -- such as Phoronix.com readers.
11 August 2013 - Sokndal - 1 Comment

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 Gains A Few More Features

While Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" was anticipated for release this week, an uptick in last minute work led to an additional development milestone release. While the new Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.0 release is now expected next week, there's some exciting late features for those into open-source benchmarking and performance testing.
7 August 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal

July Was An Incredible Month For Linux Users

With the end of the month comes our recap of the major Linux happenings for the past 31 days with our enthusiast, graphics, and hardware bent on the open-source operating system.
31 July 2013 - July 2013 - 2 Comments

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