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Phoronix Test Suite 3.8 Update Pokes OS X 10.8, Etc

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Milestone 2 is now available for your open-source benchmarking needs under Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, BSD, and Solaris. This second development milestone supports the upcoming Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" operating system, new hardware detection abilities, and other improvements.

20 February 2012 - Bygland - Add A Comment
A Christmas Update Of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6

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.

23 December 2011 - New Release - Add A Comment
New Milestone For Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal

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.

7 November 2011 - PTS 3.6 Milestone 2 - 4 Comments
That Piece Of Crap Hewlett-Packard Ad

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.

14 September 2011 - Scum - 54 Comments
Linux Benchmarks, Reviews Coming For September

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.

31 August 2011 - Oktoberfes - 4 Comments
It's Now Your Turn To Benchmark The Web Browser

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 The long-awaited SVG-driven result graphs, tables, and other media will soon be rolled out, so make sure it works for your system.

29 August 2011 - Do It - 34 Comments
Six Months With

It was exactly six months ago that Phoronix Test Suite 3.0-Iveland and were released during the Southern California Linux Expo. Here's some numbers from where is at today.

28 August 2011 - And PTS 3.0-Iveland - Add A Comment
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 2

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.

15 August 2011 - New Release - Add A Comment
PHXCMS-8 Enters Development

As I shared last week on Twitter, plans for PHXCMS-8 were conceived last week, which will power a major re-design of 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.

8 August 2011 - Re-Design - 15 Comments
Phoronix Meet-Up In Oslo Norway On 29 July

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.

25 July 2011 - Phoronix Gathering - Add A Comment
Phoronix Oslo Meet-Up Next Week

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.

23 July 2011 - Lenge leve Norge! - 20 Comments
Phoronix Test Suite 3.4-Lillesand Milestone 1 Released

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.

19 July 2011 - Development Hit - Add A Comment
Visualizing Linux Performance Data In New Ways

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 Here's one of the new ways that was committed over the weekend to the Lillesand Git code-base.

10 July 2011 - Weekend Project - 21 Comments

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