More Than 226k Open-Source Benchmarks Were Collected In 2014
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 5 January 2015 at 10:47 AM EST. 2 Comments
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Now that I'm done with my various 2014 open-source/Linux recaps (I think so at least!), I decided to take a look at the data from OpenBenchmarking.org over the past year.

OpenBenchmarking.org, which is the public collaborative testing platform to the open-source Phoronix Test Suite benchmarking software, is where any Phoronix Test Suite users can upload their test results, run direct and side-by-side comparisons against existing tests, etc. OpenBenchmarking.org launched back in 2011 as a PTS 3.0 feature, for those out of the loop, and for enterprise users it ties into Phoromatic.

OpenBenchmarking.org in 2014 saw 226,525 open-source benchmark results shared by individuals around the world with all of these results being open and structured so that anyone can reproduce the test results on their own systems using the Phoronix Test Suite, merge comparable results side-by-side, and carryout other analytical functions! This puts the total result count over the past four years of the public OpenBenchmarking.org at 774,288 results (of course, this isn't counting the private results and those with data that never touches the Internet, which is easily in the millions given the enterprise customers and large test farms running our open-source automated testing software).

The most viewed test result files posted to OpenBenchmarking.org in 2014 were:

1404173-KH-USERVER9127 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. 13.10 vs. 12.04 Linux LTS Server Benchmarks
1401294-PL-LINUXDIST57 - Manjaro, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Fedora Linux
1404130-PL-PERFORMAN65 - performance-impact-of-lightweight-window-managers
1410071-PL-STEAMOSSE57 - SteamOS Sessions
1407047-KH-UBU72218440 - Ubuntu 14.10 July 3 Snapshot
1410025-LI-FEDORAUBU02 - Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 - Intel Core i7 5960X
1412060-LI-KFREEBSD879 - Debian 8.0 Jessie - kFreeBSD vs. GNU Linux
1405010-PL-1405010KH96 - NVIDIA Tegra K1 Jetson TK1
1412282-LI-FEDORA21D89 - Fedora 21 Display Servers
1407220-BY-1407183GL47 - ARM-SBC-Benchmarks-RPI-B-Plus

The most compared to results of 2014 where independent users ran the Phoronix Test Suite with a given OpenBenchmarking.org ID to facilitate a side-by-side comparison against existing published test data were:

1408319-LI-XXXLINUXC39 - AMD and Intel Linux CPU Testing
1403054-PL-UBUNTU14019 - 30-Way Ubuntu 14.04 AMD / NVIDIA Linux Graphics Card Comparison
1401165-PL-A107850K704 - AMD A10-7850K Kaveri APU Linux
1401120-PL-INTELCORE39 - Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Ubuntu Linux Testing
1404190-KH-AMDAM1PHE78 - AMD AM1 Athlon Sempron Phenom APUs Ubuntu Linux
1401229-PL-DISKTESTI66 - Samsung SSD 840 120GB SSD Disk Testing Linux
1405202-KH-HIGHPERFO54 - High Performance AMD NVIDIA Linux GPU Comparison
1402118-PL-COMPARISO79 - Intel Bay Trail NUC Kit Ubuntu Linux Comparison
1406101-KH-INTELDEVI74 - Intel Core i7 4790K On Ubuntu Linux Linux
1401297-PL-AMDRADEON49 - Sapphire AMD Radeon R7 260X Linux GPU
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