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 8/9 vs. LLVM Clang 6/7 Compiler Benchmarks On AMD...   Software   27 Jul 2018
GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compilers On AMD...   Software   23 May 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2 Code Compiler Offers Some Performance...   Software   20 May 2018
LLVM Clang 6.0 vs. 5.0 Compiler Performance On...   Software   14 Mar 2018
Trying Out The New Intel Open-Source OpenCL NEO...   Display Drivers   06 Mar 2018
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

LLVM Linux News

Mesa 18.2 Is Releasing Soon With Many OpenGL / Vulkan...   Mesa   21 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Raises The GCC Minimum Version Required To...   Linux Kernel   20 Aug 2018
Intel's Beignet OpenCL Driver Updated To Work With...   Intel   20 Aug 2018
Trinity Desktop R14.0.5 Lets You Keep Enjoying The KDE...   KDE   18 Aug 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Update Fixes Witcher 3 Issue, Bug...   Radeon   18 Aug 2018
Intel Has Quietly Been Working On A New Gallium3D...   Intel   17 Aug 2018
NVIDIA Announces Open-Source MDL SDK   NVIDIA   14 Aug 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14's Lock Screen Will No Longer Eat Your...   KDE   12 Aug 2018
Flatpak Gets New FreeDesktop SDK 18.08 Runtime   GNOME   11 Aug 2018
Linux Kernel Expectations For AMD Threadripper 2   AMD   09 Aug 2018
Julia 1.0 Programming Language Released   LLVM   09 Aug 2018
LLVM 7.0 RC1 Compiler Stack Available For Testing   LLVM   07 Aug 2018
Google Open-Sources "Filament" PBR Engine...   Google   06 Aug 2018
Google Officially Launches Android 9 "Pie"...   Google   06 Aug 2018
Collabora's Work On KMS_SWRAST For Android Graphics...   Mesa   02 Aug 2018
LLVM / Clang 7.0 Branching Today, Releasing In...   LLVM   01 Aug 2018
C++17 Filesystem Support Lands In LLVM's Libc++...   LLVM   29 Jul 2018
Mesa 18.2 Is On The Final Days Of Development With...   Mesa   26 Jul 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Stack Updated With Fixes   Radeon   25 Jul 2018
RADV Vulkan Driver Picks Up 16-Bit Storage Support   Radeon   23 Jul 2018
HardenedBSD 11-STABLE v1100056.1 Released   BSD   23 Jul 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2.1 Compiler Flings Flang Fixes   AMD   22 Jul 2018
NetBSD 8.0 Officially Released With USB3 Support,...   BSD   21 Jul 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Plumbs New Extensions, Lands A...   Radeon   20 Jul 2018
Qt Creator 4.7 Released With Clang Code Model Turned...   Qt   18 Jul 2018
AMDGPU Firmware Updated From 18.20, Vega M Blobs Added   Radeon   17 Jul 2018
Speculative Load Hardening Lands In LLVM For Spectre...   LLVM   13 Jul 2018
Vega 20 Support Added To RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   12 Jul 2018
Fedora 29 Dropping GCC From Their Default Build Root...   Fedora   11 Jul 2018
Apple Working On New Specialized Compilers Based On...   LLVM   10 Jul 2018
RADV Driver Gets Faster Shader LLVM Compilation   Radeon   09 Jul 2018
LLVM Clang Now Supports -mcpu=native On 64-bit ARM   LLVM   07 Jul 2018
LLVM 6.0.1 Released   LLVM   06 Jul 2018
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Is Approaching With DNF/RPM4, KDE...   Operating Systems   06 Jul 2018
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
AMDVLK Driver Updated With New Extensions & More,...   Radeon   02 Jul 2018
NetBSD 8.0 RC2 Released With Eager FPU Security Fix,...   BSD   02 Jul 2018
LLVM Quitter, Ryzen & Git Were Most Popular Linux...   Free Software   30 Jun 2018
GCC Picks Up Meaningful Bash Completion Support To...   GNU   29 Jun 2018
LLVM Gets ARMv8.4 Enablement, GCC Gets Cortex-A76...   LLVM   29 Jun 2018
PostgreSQL 11 Beta 2 Released With VACUUM & XML...   Free Software   28 Jun 2018
Google Gets DirectX Shader Compiler Working On Linux   Google   26 Jun 2018
LLVM's OpenMP Offloads Liboffload Into Oblivion   LLVM   25 Jun 2018
Compiler Fuzzing With Prog-Fuzz Is Turning Up Bugs In...   Programming   24 Jun 2018
Rust 1.27 Released With SIMD Improvements   Free Software   21 Jun 2018
Some Compiler Performance Benchmarks With The Zapcc...   LLVM   21 Jun 2018
Zapcc Caching C++ Compiler Open-Sourced   LLVM   17 Jun 2018
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux...   Linux Kernel   17 Jun 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Ships Latest Fixes, Optimizations   Radeon   10 Jun 2018
RADV Vulkan Driver Should Now Work Much Better With...   Radeon   09 Jun 2018
Release Planning Is Underway For LLVM 7.0, Shipping In...   LLVM   07 Jun 2018
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2018
Another Week's Worth Of AMDVLK Improvements Published,...   Radeon   02 Jun 2018
Linux Distro Tests, New Ryzen, & LLVM Topped Our...   Phoronix   31 May 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 Beta 3 Brings LLVM Updates, Various Fixes   BSD   26 May 2018
PostgreSQL 11 Beta 1 Released With JIT Compilation,...   Free Software   24 May 2018
PostgreSQL 11 Is Continuing With More Performance...   Free Software   23 May 2018
RADV Gets Support For 32-bit GPU Pointers For User...   Mesa   19 May 2018
Sony Is Working On AMD Ryzen LLVM Compiler...   LLVM   19 May 2018
LLVM 5.0.2 Released With Spectre Variant Two...   LLVM   16 May 2018
AMD Publishes Open-Source Driver Support For Vega 20   AMD   15 May 2018
AMDVLK Driver Adds VK_KHR_display Support   Vulkan   15 May 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Sees A Big Update, Prepping For...   Radeon   10 May 2018
CodeSourcery Has Ported OpenMP / OpenACC To AMD GCN...   GNU   10 May 2018
EuroLLVM 2018 Session Videos Now Available   LLVM   08 May 2018
LLVM-Strip Introduced As An Alternative To GNU Strip   LLVM   07 May 2018
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Being Prepared With zSTD-Enabled...   Operating Systems   06 May 2018
Glow: An LLVM Optimizing Compiler For Neural Networks   LLVM   06 May 2018
The New Features Coming In Mesa 18.1: Intel Cache By...   Mesa   04 May 2018
NVIDIA 396.18.07 Vulkan Driver Continues Addressing...   NVIDIA   04 May 2018
One Of LLVM's Top Contributors Quits Development Over...   LLVM   02 May 2018
Vega 12/20 Added To AMDGPU LLVM, Confirms New GCN Deep...   Radeon   30 Apr 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Exposes More Extensions,...   Radeon   29 Apr 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2 Compiler Released For Zen Systems, Brings...   AMD   28 Apr 2018
The Linux Kernel Might Drop Memory Protection...   Linux Kernel   28 Apr 2018
Intel OpenCL NEO Compute Stack Moves To...   Intel   25 Apr 2018
AMDVLK Driver Gets Fixed For Rise of the Tomb Raider...   Radeon   24 Apr 2018
ThreadStack: Yet Another C++ Project Trying To Make...   Free Software   23 Apr 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Stack Gets Updated With More...   Radeon   21 Apr 2018
LLVM Is Playing A Big Role With Vulkan/SPIR-V...   LLVM   19 Apr 2018
Oracle Ships GraalVM 1.0 To "Run Programs Faster...   Oracle   18 Apr 2018
Intel Tremont CPU Support Added To LLVM's Clang...   LLVM   16 Apr 2018
AMDVLK Driver Updated With Latest XGL/PAL Fixes   Radeon   16 Apr 2018
TI Posts Open-Source DRI3 WSEGL Plug-In For PowerVR...   X.Org   16 Apr 2018
OpenCL C++ / OpenCL 2.2 Support Begins Its Journey To...   LLVM   15 Apr 2018
AMD's GPUOpen Has Opened The Window System Agent...   Radeon   15 Apr 2018
Mesa's Gallium HUD Gets A Simple Option   Mesa   14 Apr 2018
Khronos Officially Announces Its LLVM/SPIR-V...   LLVM   11 Apr 2018
Work Is Underway To Upstream LLVM Clang's CUDA...   AMD   06 Apr 2018
GCC 7.3 vs. GCC 8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 6.0 On The POWER9...   Free Software   03 Apr 2018
Apple Is Looking For Linux Kernel Developers   Linux Kernel   01 Apr 2018
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2018
TrueOS 18.03 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Fixes,...   BSD   30 Mar 2018
Rust 1.25 Released, Upgrades To LLVM 6.0   LLVM   29 Mar 2018
LLVM 5.0.2-RC1 Released With Spectre Patches   LLVM   28 Mar 2018
Khronos Members Hope To Begin Landing OpenCL C++...   LLVM   27 Mar 2018
PostgreSQL Begins Landing LLVM JIT Support For Faster...   LLVM   22 Mar 2018
LLVM-MCA Will Analyze Your Machine Code, Help Analyze...   LLVM   20 Mar 2018
The Open Benchmarks So Far Available For Windows 10 /...   Phoronix Test Suite   19 Mar 2018
AMDVLK Vulkan Driver Updated With Improvements For...   AMD   17 Mar 2018