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AMD EPYC Rome Still Conquering Cascadelake Even...   Processors   12 Aug 2019
Spectre Mitigation Performance Impact Benchmarks On...   Software   15 Jul 2019
The Speculative Execution Impact For A 4-Core POWER9   Processors   12 Jun 2019
Intel Core i5 8400 vs. i5 9400F...   Processors   05 Jun 2019
Benchmarking AMD FX vs. Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge CPUs...   Software   24 May 2019
A Look At The MDS Cost On Xeon, EPYC & Xeon Total...   Software   20 May 2019
The Performance Impact Of MDS / Zombieload Plus The...   Software   18 May 2019
Spectre/Meltdown Performance Impact Across Eight Linux...   Operating Systems   11 Mar 2019
The Current Spectre / Meltdown Mitigation Overhead...   Software   03 Mar 2019
A Look At The Clear Linux Performance Over The Course...   Operating Systems   14 Dec 2018
The Spectre/Meltdown Performance Impact On Linux 4.20,...   Software   17 Nov 2018
Intel Core i9 9900K Spectre Mitigation Benchmarks   Software   31 Oct 2018
The Performance Cost Of Spectre / Meltdown /...   Software   30 Aug 2018
The Performance Hit For A Xeon-Backed Ubuntu Linux VM...   Software   20 Aug 2018
An Early Look At The L1 Terminal Fault...   Software   15 Aug 2018
32-Bit Linux Prepares For Performance Hit Due To KPTI...   Software   25 Jul 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.2, TrueOS 18.03, FreeBSD 11.1, Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   21 Apr 2018
AMD Ryzen 7 Performance On Windows 10, Windows Server...   Operating Systems   07 Apr 2018
A Look At The Relative Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation...   Operating Systems   23 Mar 2018
An Early Look At The Linux 4.16 Kernel Performance...   Software   10 Mar 2018
Fresh Linux 4.16 Kernel Benchmarks With KPTI &...   Software   05 Mar 2018
Windows 10 WSL vs. Linux Performance For Early 2018   Operating Systems   22 Feb 2018
Benchmarking Amazon EC2 Instances vs. Various...   Software   20 Feb 2018
A Look At The Plethora Of Linux 4.16 Kernel Features...   Software   11 Feb 2018
Amazon EC2 Cloud Compute Performance: December vs....   Operating Systems   10 Feb 2018
EXT4 vs. XFS vs. Btrfs vs. F2FS With Linux 4.15...   Storage   20 Jan 2018
Benchmarking Ubuntu's Low-Latency Kernel &...   Software   14 Jan 2018
Debian vs. Ubuntu vs. CentOS vs. openSUSE vs. Clear...   Operating Systems   12 Jan 2018
KPTI + Retpoline Linux Benchmarking On Old Laptops   Software   11 Jan 2018
Benchmarking Linux With The Retpoline Patches For...   Software   08 Jan 2018
DragonFlyBSD's Meltdown Fix Causing More Slowdowns...   Operating Systems   07 Jan 2018
Docker Performance With KPTI Page Table Isolation...   Operating Systems   06 Jan 2018
Linux KPTI Tests Using Linux 4.14 vs. 4.9 vs. 4.4   Software   04 Jan 2018
NVIDIA Gaming Performance Minimally Impacted By KPTI...   Linux Gaming   04 Jan 2018

Meltdown Linux News

AMD Dominated Q3 In Wooing Over Linux / Open-Source...   Phoronix   03 Oct 2019
It Turns Out CPU Speculative Execution Can Be Useful...   Hardware   29 Sep 2019
Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help...   Intel   12 Sep 2019
VMware Is Exploring Reducing Meltdown/PTI Overhead...   Linux Kernel   25 Aug 2019
Parallel CPU Microcode Updates Being Restored To Help...   Hardware   23 Aug 2019
Debian's DebConf 19 Slides & Video Presentations   Debian   04 Aug 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
Linux's 32-Bit Kernel Has Been Buggy Since Being...   Linux Kernel   28 Jul 2019
Linux Kernel Looks To Remove 32-bit Xen PV Guest...   Virtualization   17 Jul 2019
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes...   Phoronix   09 Jul 2019
Linux's Performance-Boosting FSGSBASE Support Dropped...   Hardware   05 Jul 2019
Ubuntu Drama, Clear Linux Speed & WSL2 Sparked...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2019
A Quick Look At The Debian 10.0 Buster vs. Debian 9.9...   Debian   17 Jun 2019
Linux 5.3 Could Finally See FSGSBASE - Performance...   Intel   17 Jun 2019
FreeBSD Had A Very Busy Q1-2019 As It Approaches Its...   BSD   04 Jun 2019
Zombieload, RHEL 8.0, Linux 5.2 & GCC Happenings...   Free Software   31 May 2019
Linux Fix Pending For Borked Hibernation After...   Linux Kernel   30 May 2019
ZombieLoad Mitigation Costs For Intel Haswell Xeon,...   Linux Security   23 May 2019
OpenSUSE Adds Option To Installer For Toggling...   SUSE   22 May 2019
Spectre/Meltdown/L1TF/MDS Mitigation Costs On An Intel...   Hardware   21 May 2019
Gaming Performance Only Faintly Touched By MDS /...   Linux Gaming   17 May 2019
Intel Has Been Recently Ramping Up Their FreeBSD...   Intel   16 May 2019
MDS / Zombieload Mitigations Come At A Real Cost, Even...   Linux Security   16 May 2019
The BSDs Get Promptly Mitigated For The MDS...   BSD   15 May 2019
ARM64 To Finally Broadcast Its Spectre State Via...   Arm   08 May 2019
Spectre/Meltdown Mitigations Can Now Be Toggled With...   Linux Security   06 May 2019
Revised Patches Out For New Kernel...   Linux Security   16 Apr 2019
OpenSUSE's Spectre Mitigation Approach Is One Of The...   SUSE   14 Apr 2019
Improved Spectre/Meltdown Switches Might Finally Come...   Linux Security   06 Apr 2019
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2019
NVMe VFIO Mediated Device Support Being Hacked On For...   Virtualization   22 Mar 2019
Linux 5.1 Getting A Minor Spectre V2 Retpolines...   Linux Security   08 Mar 2019
Intel CPUs Reportedly Vulnerable To New...   Linux Security   05 Mar 2019
Linux 5.1 Landing Feature For Reducing Scope Of...   Linux Kernel   05 Mar 2019
Microsoft Finally Enables Retpolines For Windows 10...   Microsoft   01 Mar 2019
Looking At Why Linux 5.0 Is Running Slower For Apache...   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2019
Benchmarking The Current Spectre + Meltdown...   Linux Security   26 Jan 2019
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
That's A Wrap For 2018 With 3,693 News Articles, 314...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2018
The Linux Kernel In 2018 Summed Up: Spectre/Meltdown,...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2018
OPTPOLINES - Formerly Relpolines, Lower Overhead To...   Linux Security   31 Dec 2018
OpenBSD Security, DragonFly + Threadripper, TrueOS...   BSD   30 Dec 2018
NVIDIA's 2018 Linux Highlights Included Some...   NVIDIA   30 Dec 2018
Ubuntu Had A Very Busy 2018 But Not Everything Turned...   Ubuntu   30 Dec 2018
Linux CoC, Debian, Speck & Kernel Happenings...   Free Software   28 Dec 2018
The Most Popular AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2018   AMD   26 Dec 2018
The Most Popular Intel Linux News & Reviews Of...   Intel   25 Dec 2018
Linux DMA Mapping Updates Help Recover Losses Caused...   Linux Kernel   21 Dec 2018
Linux 4.14 vs. 4.20 Performance Benchmarks - The...   Linux Kernel   18 Dec 2018
Linux Networking Improvements To Mitigate Retpoline...   Hardware   17 Dec 2018
Reworked STIBP Code Lands In Linux 4.20 To Fix The...   Linux Kernel   01 Dec 2018
Linux's Slowdown, Raptor's Talos II, Clear Linux &...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2018
Intel Cascade Lake Target Added To LLVM / Clang...   LLVM   27 Nov 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.5 Development Opens Up   BSD   23 Nov 2018
Linus Torvalds Comments On STIBP & He's Not Happy...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2018
Linux Gaming Performance Can Be Impaired By STIBP, But...   Linux Kernel   18 Nov 2018
Coreboot Support Taking Shape For Intel Icelake   Coreboot   17 Nov 2018
University Researchers Publish Paper On GPU...   Linux Security   15 Nov 2018
PortSmash: A New Side-Channel Vulnerability Affecting...   Linux Security   02 Nov 2018
OpenBSD 6.4 Released - Disables SMT/HT By Default,...   BSD   18 Oct 2018
Spectre V2 "Lite" App-To-App Protection Mode...   Linux Security   17 Oct 2018
Q3 Was Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts With...   Phoronix   28 Sep 2018
Linux Readying Spectre V2 Userspace-Userspace...   Linux Security   26 Sep 2018
Linux 4.19 Is Looking Good So Far, At Least On Intel...   Hardware   10 Sep 2018
Another Minor Optimization Queued For Systems...   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2018
A Batch Of x86 Speculation Fixes Headed To The Linux...   Linux Kernel   02 Sep 2018
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton &...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2018
32-bit PTI For Mitigating Meltdown Is Causing Problems...   Linux Kernel   30 Aug 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Officially Released   Oracle   28 Aug 2018
A Global Switch To Kill Linux's CPU Spectre/Meltdown...   Linux Security   25 Aug 2018
L1TF / Foreshadow Mitigations Land In Linux 4.18 /...   Linux Kernel   16 Aug 2018
L1 Terminal Fault - The Latest Speculative Execution...   Hardware   14 Aug 2018
A Lot Of Spectre Changes Land In The Linux 4.19 Git...   Linux Security   14 Aug 2018
100+ Benchmarks Of Various High-End Intel / AMD...   Linux Kernel   03 Aug 2018
A Look At The Clear Linux Performance For July 2018   Clear Linux   03 Aug 2018
There Are A Ton Of New Features/Improvements Heading...   Linux Kernel   26 Jul 2018
NetBSD 8.0 Officially Released With USB3 Support,...   BSD   21 Jul 2018
NetBSD 8.0 Ready For Release With Spectre/Meltdown...   BSD   20 Jul 2018
Meltdown Protection For x86 32-bit Aligned For The...   Linux Kernel   20 Jul 2018
PTI Support To Address Meltdown Nearing The Finish...   Linux Kernel   18 Jul 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Public Beta Updated With KPTI For...   Oracle   17 Jul 2018
Xen Hypervisor 4.11 Released With Many Core...   Virtualization   10 Jul 2018
CentOS 6.10 Released, Scientific Linux 6.10 Coming...   Red Hat   06 Jul 2018
NetBSD 8.0 RC2 Released With Eager FPU Security Fix,...   BSD   02 Jul 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 Ready For Release With Spectre...   BSD   27 Jun 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Released With...   Red Hat   20 Jun 2018
A Complete Look At Spectre V1/V2/V4 & Meltdown   Linux Security   17 Jun 2018
DragonFlyBSD Gets Better Hardened Against CPU...   BSD   12 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 Gets AMD Patches For Speculative Store...   AMD   10 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2-RC2 Ships This Weekend With Various Fixes   BSD   09 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 RC1 Brings WoL Support To Newer Intel...   BSD   02 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 Beta 3 Brings LLVM Updates, Various Fixes   BSD   26 May 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.2.1 Released   BSD   23 May 2018
Spectre V2 & Meltdown Linux Fixes Might Get...   Linux Security   23 May 2018
Linux 4.17 Gets More Spectre V1 Fixes   Linux Kernel   13 May 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 Beta Now Available For Testing   BSD   12 May 2018
Ubuntu Developers Once Again Debate Dropping i386...   Ubuntu   10 May 2018
DragonFlyBSD Finishes Up Spectre Mitigation, Fix For...   Linux Security   08 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For...   Phoronix   01 May 2018
OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.04, Drops GNOME 2 For MATE +...   Oracle   28 Apr 2018