LLVM

LLVM is an innovative compiler infrastructure that supports multiple front-ends / back-ends as well as multiple back-ends ranging from CPUs to GPUs and DSPs. A notable user of LLVM is the Clang C/C++ compiler.

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LLVM Articles & Reviews

GCC 8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 6.0 On AMD EPYC   Software   13 Jan 2018
LLVM Clang 6.0 Benchmarks On AMD's EPYC Yield Some...   Software   02 Jan 2018
GCC 8 vs. LLVM Clang 6 Performance At End Of Year 2017   Software   28 Dec 2017
Running OpenCL On The CPU With POCL 1.0, Xeon &...   Software   07 Dec 2017
GCC 8 & LLVM Clang 6.0 Compiler Performance On AMD...   Software   08 Nov 2017
Radeon RX Vega Performance With Mesa 17.3-dev + LLVM 6...   Display Drivers   29 Sep 2017
GCC & LLVM Clang Compiler Benchmarks On AMD's EPYC...   Software   26 Sep 2017
LLVMpipe vs. OpenSWR Software Rendering On A 40 Core /...   Display Drivers   27 Aug 2017
Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Radeon Gaming Performance With...   Operating Systems   02 Aug 2017
Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8...   Software   23 Jul 2017
Benchmarking LLVM/Clang's New AMD Zen Scheduler Model   Software   20 Jul 2017
AMD Ryzen AOCC 1.0 Compiler Tuning Benchmarks   Software   21 May 2017
Benchmarking AMD's New AOCC Compiler For Ryzen   Software   19 May 2017
LLVM Clang 3.9.1, Clang 4.0 & GCC 6.3 With Intel's...   Software   18 Apr 2017
Trying Out LLVM 4.0's LLD Linker On Ubuntu 17.04 vs....   Software   16 Mar 2017
GCC vs. LLVM Clang Compiler Performance On AMD's Ryzen   Software   08 Mar 2017
Benchmarking OpenCL On Intel Graphics With Beignet 1.3   Software   29 Jan 2017
GCC 7.0 vs. LLVM Clang 4.0 Performance (January 2017)   Software   28 Jan 2017
2016 End-of-Year Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks With...   Graphics Cards   18 Dec 2016
GCC 6.2/7.0 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9/4.0 SVN Compiler...   Software   10 Dec 2016
GCC 6.2 vs. Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance On Clear...   Software   17 Nov 2016
LLVM Clang 3.9 Mostly Trails GCC In Compiler...   Software   13 Sep 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On FreeBSD 11.0   Software   27 Aug 2016
GCC 6.1 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance   Software   10 May 2016
Radeon + AMDGPU Performance On Linux 4.6   Display Drivers   29 Mar 2016
AMD GPU-PRO Hybrid Linux OpenGL Performance vs....   Display Drivers   21 Mar 2016
GCC vs. Clang Benchmark Comparison At Varying...   Software   03 Mar 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Comparison On Ubuntu 16.04...   Software   26 Feb 2016
GCC vs. Clang On POWER8 Is A Competitive Compiler...   Software   21 Feb 2016
LLVM Clang 3.8 Compiler Performance Benchmarks   Software   15 Feb 2016
Intel Xeon Skylake Compilers: Clang Showing Strong...   Software   21 Dec 2015
The Graphics Cards On Open-Source Linux Drivers With...   Graphics Cards   15 Sep 2015
Clang OpenMP Benchmarks On Linux 64-bit Against GCC   Software   03 Sep 2015
AMD Linux Graphics: The Latest Open-Source RadeonSI...   Display Drivers   01 Sep 2015
LLVM Clang 3.7 vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On Linux   Software   31 Aug 2015
Benchmarks Of The Open-Source Intel/AMD/NVIDIA...   Display Drivers   05 Jun 2015
Opening The Gates To Our Daily Open-Source Linux...   Software   25 May 2015
Radeon R600/RadeonSI Gallium3D Git Code Delivers...   Display Drivers   07 Mar 2015
Intel Broadwell: GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 Compiler...   Software   30 Jan 2015
Linux Compiler Benchmarks Of LLVM Clang 3.5 vs. LLVM...   Software   25 Jan 2015
PC-BSD 10.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   14 Jan 2015
A Walkthrough Of The New 32 System Open-Source Linux...   Computers   13 Dec 2014
Apple OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance   Operating Systems   25 Nov 2014
CS:GO & TF2 Extensively Tested On The Newest...   Graphics Cards   12 Nov 2014
GCC 5.0 Outruns LLVM 3.5 Compiler By A Bit On...   Software   03 Sep 2014
LLVM Clang 3.5 Brings Some Compiler Performance...   Software   03 Sep 2014
Testing LLVM Clang 3.5's Code Generation Optimizations   Software   28 Jun 2014
Building The Linux Kernel With LLVM's Clang Yields...   Software   30 May 2014
Benchmarking LLVM's Clang OpenMP Support Against GCC   Software   29 May 2014
GCC vs. LLVM Clang On NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Quad-Core...   Software   15 May 2014
Clang Fights GCC On AMD's Athlon AM1 APU With Jaguar...   Software   22 Apr 2014
A Quick Look At GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5   Software   16 Apr 2014
Gallium3D LLVMpipe Performance In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   Display Drivers   10 Apr 2014
Clang's Competition For GCC On Intel Haswell   Software   06 Feb 2014
LLVM Clang 3.4 Is Running Very Well On AMD's High-End...   Software   01 Feb 2014
RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Still Long Shot...   Display Drivers   22 Jan 2014
Clang 3.4 Performance Very Strong Against GCC 4.9   Software   30 Dec 2013
GCC 4.9 Compiler Benchmarks On A Dual-Core Haswell   Software   24 Dec 2013
LLVM Clang 3.4 Compiler Performance Is Doing Good   Software   21 Dec 2013
GCC vs. LLVM Clang Is Mixed On The Ivy Bridge Extreme   Software   13 Oct 2013
LLVM Clang 3.4 SVN Compiler Optimization Level Tests   Software   30 Jul 2013
GCC vs. LLVM/Clang On The AMD Richland APU   Software   06 Jul 2013
LLVM Clang 3.4 Already Has Some Performance Changes   Software   27 Jun 2013
GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.3 On Intel's Core i7 4770K   Software   21 Jun 2013
GCC 4.8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 3.3 Compiler Performance   Software   25 May 2013
AMD Radeon R600 GPU LLVM 3.3 Back-End Testing   Display Drivers   14 May 2013
LLVM 3.3 To Introduce SLP Vectorizer   Software   07 May 2013
Gallium3D LLVMpipe Compared To Nine Graphics Cards   Display Drivers   30 Apr 2013
GCC vs. LLVM/Clang On AMD's FX-8350 Vishera   Software   27 Apr 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Performing Against GCC For Old Intel...   Software   23 Apr 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Delivers Speed Improvements   Software   19 Apr 2013
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Driver Is Now Much Faster   Display Drivers   14 Apr 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Very Competitive To GCC 4.8   Software   07 Apr 2013
Running Mesa 9.2-devel + LLVM 3.3 SVN With The R600...   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2013
FreeBSD 9.1: LLVM/Clang Battling GCC   Operating Systems   07 Feb 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.2 Compiler Competing With GCC   Software   27 Dec 2012
LLVM/Clang vs. GCC On The ARM Cortex-A15 Preview   Software   01 Dec 2012
Mesa 9.1-devel LLVMpipe With LLVM 3.1/3.2   Display Drivers   30 Nov 2012
Benchmarking LLVM/Clang 3.2, GCC 4.8, DragonEgg...   Software   09 Nov 2012
LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN On Intel Core i7   Software   05 Nov 2012
LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN Compiler Performance   Software   13 Oct 2012
Gallium3D LLVMpipe On Mesa 9.0   Display Drivers   11 Oct 2012
Unity 6.8 Doesn't Change Much For Performance   Operating Systems   07 Oct 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Decision Affects 2D Performance Too   Software   20 Aug 2012
Intel Ivy Bridge: GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN   Software   18 Aug 2012
LLVMpipe On Mesa 8.1 Performance   Display Drivers   07 Aug 2012
11-Way Intel Ivy Bridge Compiler Comparison   Software   30 May 2012
Trying Out AMD's Radeon Gallium3D LLVM Compiler   Display Drivers   30 Apr 2012
Preview: EKOPath Benchmarks On AMD's Bulldozer   Software   28 Apr 2012
AMD's FX-8150 Bulldozer Benefits From New Compilers,...   Software   18 Apr 2012
There's Interest In Building The Linux Kernel With...   Software   05 Apr 2012
Apple's LLVM 3.1 Clanging On Intel Sandy Bridge   Software   02 Apr 2012
Intel Sandy Bridge Shapes Up On GCC 4.7 Compiler   Software   18 Mar 2012
TitaniumGL: A Faster Multi-Platform Graphics Driver...   Display Drivers   09 Mar 2012
Compilers Mature For Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge, Prep For...   Software   27 Jan 2012
Intel Sandy Bridge Shines With Mesa 8.0   Display Drivers   18 Jan 2012
Nouveau For Open-Source NVIDIA In Mesa 8.0 Is Mixed   Display Drivers   16 Jan 2012
LLVM/Clang On The ARMv7 PandaBoard ES   Software   29 Dec 2011
Gallium3D LLVMpipe On The Sandy Bridge Extreme   Display Drivers   13 Dec 2011
DragonEgg-ing Mesa & Banging It With Clang   Display Drivers   08 Dec 2011

LLVM Linux News

MIPS Gets Spectre Variant Two Mitigation In LLVM   LLVM   21 Feb 2018
Mesa 17.3.5 Released To Fix A RADV Bug   Mesa   19 Feb 2018
Intel Open-Sources LLVM Graphics Compiler, Compute...   Intel   16 Feb 2018
Rust 1.24 Released With "rustfmt" Preview...   Mozilla   15 Feb 2018
AMDVLK/XGL Gets Vega Enhancements, LLPC Optimizations   Radeon   14 Feb 2018
Ryzen 3 2200G + Ryzen 5 2400G Linux Benchmarks Coming...   AMD   12 Feb 2018
Raven Ridge Desktop APUs Come Out Tomorrow, The Likely...   AMD   11 Feb 2018
AMDVLK Driver Updated With New Extension, Better...   Radeon   11 Feb 2018
LLVM 6.0 RC2 Released, Retpoline Support Still...   LLVM   07 Feb 2018
Radeon Linux Graphics Stack, RadeonSI Shaders Update...   Radeon   03 Feb 2018
Intel Icelake Support Lands In GCC 8   GNU   03 Feb 2018
AMD AOCC Compiler 1.1 Released For Zen CPUs   AMD   29 Jan 2018
GCC 7.3 Released With Spectre V2 Mitigation Support   GNU   25 Jan 2018
Initial Retpoline Support Added To LLVM For Spectre v2...   LLVM   22 Jan 2018
AMDVLK Official Open-Source Radeon Vulkan Driver...   Radeon   22 Jan 2018
OpenSWR Rasterizer Improvements Land Ahead Of Mesa...   Intel   20 Jan 2018
LLVM 6.0-RC1 Makes Its Belated Debut   LLVM   17 Jan 2018
Linux Graphics Trends Over The Past Five Years   Hardware   13 Jan 2018
AMD CPUs Are Potentially Vulnerable To Spectre /...   AMD   12 Jan 2018
The Current CPU Driver Usage Difference Between...   Hardware   11 Jan 2018
LLVM Clang Is Moving Closer To Full OpenMP 4.5 Support   LLVM   09 Jan 2018
SPIR-V Support For Upstream LLVM Is Back To Being...   LLVM   09 Jan 2018
Marek Working On 32-bit GPU Pointers For RadeonSI   Mesa   06 Jan 2018
More Linux Kernel & GCC Patches Come Out In The...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2018
LLVM 7.0 / Clang 7.0 Is Now Under Development   LLVM   03 Jan 2018
Even With An Intel Core i9 7980XE, LLVMpipe Is Still...   Mesa   02 Jan 2018
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   31 Dec 2017
Mesa 17.2.2 vs. 17.3.1 vs. 17.4-dev RadeonSI...   Radeon   31 Dec 2017
Features To Look Forward To With LLVM / Clang 6.0   LLVM   31 Dec 2017
LLVM Clang Gets Support For Configuration Files   LLVM   30 Dec 2017
Cannonlake/Icelake Desktop CPUs Won't Have PKU Memory...   Intel   28 Dec 2017
LLVM 6.0 Is Being Branched In One Week, LLVM 7.0...   LLVM   27 Dec 2017
Intel's Linux & Open-Source Advancements In 2017   Intel   27 Dec 2017
Intel Icelake Support Gets Further Into Shape For LLVM...   Intel   27 Dec 2017
LLVM Continued In Its Quest For Innovative Compiler...   LLVM   26 Dec 2017
The Most-Viewed AMD/Radeon Linux Stories Of 2017   AMD   26 Dec 2017
LLVM 5.0.1 Released   LLVM   21 Dec 2017
Mesa 17.3.1 Released With Around Three Dozen Fixes   Mesa   21 Dec 2017
OpenSUSE In 2017 Continued Rolling With Btrfs, Worked...   SUSE   20 Dec 2017
POCL 1.0 Released With Experimental CUDA Backend,...   Free Software   19 Dec 2017
The RADV Vulkan Driver Is Shy Of 40,000 Lines Of Code   Radeon   19 Dec 2017
The BSDs Had A Wild 2017: FreeBSD 11.1, TrueOS &...   BSD   18 Dec 2017
Skylake Server Scheduler Model Updated In LLVM 6.0...   LLVM   10 Dec 2017
LLVM Clang 6.0 Now Defaults To C++14   LLVM   09 Dec 2017
LLVM 5.0.1 Expected For Release Next Week   LLVM   08 Dec 2017
Initial C17 Language Support Lands In LLVM Clang 6.0...   LLVM   07 Dec 2017
LLVM 6.0 Release Planning, Stable Debut Slated For...   LLVM   07 Dec 2017
POCL 1.0 RC1 Adds Experimental CUDA Backend, Full...   Free Software   06 Dec 2017
Remaining RADV Vulkan Driver Bugs for Vega Being...   Vulkan   05 Dec 2017
C++17 Is Now Official   Programming   04 Dec 2017
AMD Raven Ridge APU Firmware Added To...   AMD   04 Dec 2017
VC4CL: Bringing OpenCL To The Raspberry Pi   Standards   04 Dec 2017
Alpine Linux 3.7 Brings EFI Support, Installer Option...   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2017
Intel Wants To Contribute Parallel STL Support To...   Intel   30 Nov 2017
The Many Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver Advancements...   Radeon   30 Nov 2017
Features You Won't Find With The Mainline Linux 4.15...   Linux Kernel   28 Nov 2017
Bye Bye Cilk Plus: GCC Lightened By 82k L.O.C.   GNU   28 Nov 2017
LLVM Picks Up 3DNow! Improvements In 2017   AMD   26 Nov 2017
GCC Lands Cannonlake, Skylake Costs; LLVM/Clang Gets...   LLVM   26 Nov 2017
OpenMandriva Is Going To Do Away With 32-bit Support   Operating Systems   22 Nov 2017
Intel Lands Support For Vector Neural Network...   Intel   21 Nov 2017
Intel Icelake Support Added To LLVM Clang   LLVM   19 Nov 2017
RADV Will Now Enable "Sisched" For The Talos...   Radeon   14 Nov 2017
Marek Has Been Taking To AMDGPU LLVM Optimizations   Radeon   13 Nov 2017
AMD Rolls Out ROCm 1.7 Platform For Supercomputing 17   AMD   13 Nov 2017
More RADV Radeon Vulkan Optimizations Are In The Works   Mesa   08 Nov 2017
New Qualcomm Saphira Server CPU Added To GCC   Hardware   05 Nov 2017
LLVM 5.0.1 Is Coming In The Next Few Weeks   LLVM   04 Nov 2017
Linux Kernel Patches Add Clang LTO Support   Linux Kernel   04 Nov 2017
Running Some Fresh GCC 8.0 Compiler Benchmarks On AMD...   AMD   31 Oct 2017
Looking Ahead To AMD Ryzen Mobile On Linux   AMD   26 Oct 2017
Intel Beignet 1.3.2 OpenCL Released With Some...   Intel   26 Oct 2017
AMD Releases AMDGPU-PRO Beta Driver For Mining /...   AMD   17 Oct 2017
Meson-ized Mesa Now Supports More Drivers   Mesa   17 Oct 2017
A New Debian/Ubuntu Kernel Build With The Latest...   Radeon   15 Oct 2017
Intel Begins Working On "Knights Mill"...   LLVM   13 Oct 2017
Rust 1.21 Released With Minor Updates   Programming   12 Oct 2017
Mining Ethereum With AMD Threadrippers Paired With...   AMD   09 Oct 2017
Testing Primitive Binning With Vega 10 On RadeonSI   Radeon   08 Oct 2017
Facebook Has Been Working On C++ Modules Support For...   Standards   08 Oct 2017
Running OpenCL With Intel UHD Graphics On Coffeelake...   Intel   06 Oct 2017
SUSE Developer Working On AMD Zen Tuning For GCC   SUSE   05 Oct 2017
More AMDGPU DC + RadeonSI/RADV vs. NVIDIA Linux...   Hardware   05 Oct 2017
RADV Is Now Considered A Vulkan Conformant Driver   Radeon   04 Oct 2017
RADV Vulkan Squeezes A Bit More Performance Out Of Mad...   Radeon   04 Oct 2017
NVIDIA Talks Up Numba For GPGPU Computing With Python   NVIDIA   03 Oct 2017
Support For Myriad ma2x8x CPUs Added To LLVM   LLVM   03 Oct 2017
Mesa 17.2.2 Released   Mesa   02 Oct 2017
Mesa 17.2.2 Set For Release Next Week   Mesa   30 Sep 2017
An Ubuntu Kernel Spin Of AMDGPU DC...   Radeon   28 Sep 2017
AMD Is Hiring LLVM Compiler Engineers To Work On ROCm   AMD   27 Sep 2017
Linux 4.14 + ROCm Might End Up Working Out For Kaveri...   AMD   25 Sep 2017
Open-Source OpenCL Adoption Is Sadly An Issue In 2017   X.Org   22 Sep 2017
Beignet OpenCL Now Supports LLVM 5.0   Intel   21 Sep 2017
Clang-Refactor Tool Lands In Clang Codebase   LLVM   19 Sep 2017
Ryzen & RX Vega Totally Dominated This Summer For...   Hardware   17 Sep 2017
GCC Finishing Up C++17 Adjustments, Preparing For...   GNU   15 Sep 2017
A Fresh Kernel Spin For Those Wanting To Use RX Vega...   Radeon   13 Sep 2017
Google's Fuchsia OS Magenta Becomes Zircon   Google   13 Sep 2017
Apple Will Talk About Its GPU Compiler & More At...   LLVM   12 Sep 2017