With 2011 quickly coming to an end, having written more than 1,370 news postings at Phoronix this year, what were the most popular stories?
Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all Phoronix readers. Here's some holiday updates from Phoronix.
A point release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for those interested in open-source benchmarking / performance validation on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Solaris, and BSD platforms.
There's some Phoronix news for the holidays.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now officially available as of this morning.
There's new and updated Phoronix tests available and one final development release of Arendal before going gold in time for Christmas.
The third milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for benchmarking on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, BSD, and Windows platforms.
The second milestone release for Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 (codenamed "Arendal") is now available. There's improvements to the Phoronix Test Suite core itself along with the Phodevi library and graphing components.
Here's some new features and other upcoming work that may excite Linux enthusiasts in the Phoronix software/hardware playground.
The first milestone/development release of the major Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal update is now available. The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 is due out this quarter.
If you've been annoyed over the past ~18 hours by a Hewlett-Packard ad appearing on Phoronix that's hijacking the pages for at least the US traffic, I've been beyond annoyed by this bloody ad as well. It should be hopefully fixed soon.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand has been officially released this morning, which is a major update to our open-source benchmarking software and framework.
There's just one week left until the XDC2011 Chicago conference begins and then two weeks from today marks the beginning of Munich Oktoberfest 2011.
Besides a 40-way graphics card comparison between the open and closed-source Linux drivers for both NVIDIA and ATI/AMD graphics processors, there's also a number of other interesting articles coming up on Phoronix. Here's some of what you can expect to see next month on Phoronix.
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 3 has been released this morning with some exciting enhancements to this open-source, automated testing platform.
It's now time for you to benchmark your web-browser. The test is simple, just takes a few moments, and will affect your browsing experience at Phoronix.com. The long-awaited SVG-driven result graphs, tables, and other media will soon be rolled out, so make sure it works for your system.
It was exactly six months ago that Phoronix Test Suite 3.0-Iveland and OpenBenchmarking.org were released during the Southern California Linux Expo. Here's some numbers from where OpenBenchmarking.org is at today.
The second milestone/development release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand is now available to those wishing to benchmark their Linux, BSD, Solaris, Hurd, Mac OS X, and Windows systems. Phoronix Test Suite 3.4 Milestone 2 features several improvements over last month's first development release of this next major version that's codenamed Lillesand.
As I shared last week on Twitter, plans for PHXCMS-8 were conceived last week, which will power a major re-design of Phoronix.com. This process will take several months before the new content management system and design will be rolled-out, but in the meantime are a few tweaks to the Phoronix home-page.
On Friday was a small Phoronix Oslo meet-up that took place in Akker Brygge, Oslo, Norway.
As a reminder to the announcement earlier this week, this Friday evening (29 July) there will be a small Phoronix meet-up/gathering in Aker Brygge, Oslo, Norway.
As mentioned last week, following the deadly terrorist attacks in Norway, I will be in Oslo this week through next Friday when it's time for the Linux Desktop Summit in Berlin. The first Phoronix meet-up is now scheduled to take place this Friday evening, the 29th of July.
Due to yesterday's very unfortunate attacks in the great land of Norway, on the way to the Berlin Desktop Summit I will now be stopping in Oslo for one week to support in any way possible due to knowing individuals affected by the devastating events. A Phoronix Oslo meet-up is also looking to be organized.
The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.4 (codenamed "Lillesand") is now available. The 3.4 major update to the GPLv3-licensed Phoronix Test Suite software will be available in September, but already this first milestone carries a number of prominent changes.
One of the items I've been working on recently for Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand is new ways to visualize performance result data generated by the many test profiles and suites available via OpenBenchmarking.org. Here's one of the new ways that was committed over the weekend to the Lillesand Git code-base.
As announced this morning on Twitter, the next major release of the Phoronix Test Suite is version 3.4 and it's codenamed Lillesand. Here's some initial details on this next version of our open-source benchmarking platform for Linux / BSD / Solaris / Windows that is to be released in September.
The first (and only planned) point release to Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad is now available. This release just incorporates a couple of small changes compared to the official 3.2 release two weeks ago.
For those looking to discuss the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org with Linux benchmarking, Linux kernel power regressions, graphics drivers, or any other Phoronix topics, I'll be in the Seattle and Bellevue areas next week.
It was just over 100 days ago that OpenBenchmarking.org and Phoronix Test Suite 3.0-Iveland launched from the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) in Los Angeles. Now that these major releases have been available to the public for over three months, and Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad will be released in just a couple of days, here's some overview statistics of where our open and collaborative testing platform is at today.
Those that follow my Twitter feed know a big software announcement is pending after being set back multiple times over the past week. Here's one graph illustrating the real-world impact of this yet-to-be-announced open-source move for open operating systems.
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