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.
The second stable point release to the Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal series is now available.
After being in private development and usage for years, Anzwix is finally set to make its public debut.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Several Phoronix readers have brought up an important topic recently on Twitter and within our forums: what Linux distribution should really be be benchmarked the most? Ubuntu has traditionally been the most tested Linux platform here, but times may be changing.
The fourth milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available ahead of the planned official 4.8 release in August.
Before the end of the month will be many new and exciting Linux benchmarks on Phoronix, including the Radeon Dynamic Power Management results in full, many updated Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux tests, and Valve Source Engine Linux GPU benchmarks, among others.
The third development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available for open-source automated benchmarking. This update has the OpenGL frame latency recording ability, detection support for the AMD/NVIDIA AIB vendors, and other changes.
The second development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Sokndal is now available for those wishing to conduct automated, cross-platform, fully-reproducible benchmarks and other test cases.
Having been succeeded by OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoronix Global is facing closure at the end of the 2013 calendar year.
As mentioned last month on Phoronix, a major revision to Phoronix.com is in-development. Prior to the launch later this month, your feedback on the latest concepts are appreciated.
With the end of a month comes our usual monthly recap. A lot of interesting Linux changes happened in June from dynamic power management in the Radeon DRM driver to Mir and Wayland news.
The overhauled Phoronix site is on track for making its debut in July.
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" is under heavy development following the stable Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.1 update that arrived earlier this month. So far there's min/max reporting improvements, continued work on bettering Apple OS X benchmarks, and a lot more to come.
With Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal", the minimum and maximum performance results are now being commonly displayed along side the rest of the results.
After some rough hours, all of the Phoronix infrastructure should be located now within its new data center. If any problems are experienced in getting your dose of Phoronix, please contact us.
Tonight (15 June 21:00 CST) we are upgrading our server infrastructure and moving the Phoronix web properties to a new data center.
The first point release to Phoronix Test Suite "Utsira" has been released with some marked improvements for Apple OS X and other minor enhancements.
A new site design and layout is coming soon to Phoronix.
It was nine years ago today, on 5 June 2004, that I founded Phoronix.com as a long expedition to ultimately enrich the Linux hardware experience and to become the leading source for providing Linux hardware reviews. Additionally, it's five years ago today that marks the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
With the end of May comes our usual end of the month summary about the most popular Linux news stories this month that appeared on Phoronix and other announcements.
Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 (codenamed "Utsira") has been officially released today with compiler improvements, support for the HHVM virtual machine, BSD support improvements, and other hardware/software improvements.
The second development release of the upcoming Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Utsira open-source benchmarking platform is now available for Linux, BSD, Solaris, OS X, and Windows operating systems.
FurMark, TessMark, and other advanced OpenGL 2.1/3.2/4.0 benchmarks are now available via the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org.
The LLVM 3.3 release of the compiler infrastructure and adjoining Clang C/C++ compiler is planned for release on the day that Phoronix turns nine years old.
In April on Phoronix there were 221 published original news articles and 20 featured length articles. Here's what was most popular among the plethora of original Linux content with a bent on performance testing, graphics drivers, power management, and Linux gaming.
After earlier this week delivering benchmarks showing Facebook's HipHop 2.0 Virtual Machine is very fast, a Facebook engineer commented in our forums about some of the design choices that were made.
559 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.