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Solaris Articles & Reviews

Phoronix Test Suite 10.2 Released For Open-Source,...   Software   05 Jan 2021
Bringing Open-Source, Automated Benchmarks To Windows...   Software   08 Mar 2018
Trying Out The BSDs & OpenIndiana On AMD EPYC +...   Operating Systems   10 Oct 2017
OpenIndiana 2015.10 "Hipster" Released To...   Operating Systems   04 Oct 2015
The Latest Features For Linux Performance Management +...   Software   24 May 2015
Playing With Solaris In 2015   Operating Systems   11 Jan 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2 Release Marks Six Years Of...   Software   05 Jun 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 Expands Open-Source...   Software   13 Aug 2013
FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8   Operating Systems   31 Jul 2013
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 Benchmarked Against Linux, Solaris,...   Operating Systems   19 Dec 2012
DragonFlyBSD, CentOS, Ubuntu, Solaris Benchmarks   Operating Systems   11 Dec 2012
Solaris 11 Struggles Against Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   13 Jul 2012
ZFS On Linux With Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Software   27 Jun 2012
Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris i7-3960X Scaling Performance   Processors   19 Dec 2011
A Quick Tour Of Oracle Solaris 11   Operating Systems   10 Nov 2011
A Weekend Drive With OpenIndiana 151a   Operating Systems   16 Oct 2011
Making More Informed Linux Hardware Choices   Software   27 Feb 2011
Multi-Core, Multi-OS Scaling Performance   Operating Systems   21 Feb 2011
Benchmarks Of AMD's Newest Gallium3D Driver   Display Drivers   22 Nov 2010
New Benchmarks Of OpenSolaris, BSD & Linux   Operating Systems   22 Nov 2010
A Visual Preview of Oracle Solaris 11 Express   Operating Systems   15 Nov 2010
Nexenta 3.0 Benchmarked Against PC-BSD, OpenSolaris,...   Operating Systems   15 Sep 2010
Native ZFS Is Coming To Linux Next Month   Software   27 Aug 2010
Apple's Enhanced OpenGL Stack Versus Linux   Operating Systems   25 Aug 2010
Benchmarking ZFS On FreeBSD vs. EXT4 & Btrfs On...   Software   27 Jul 2010
PC-BSD 8.0 vs. Kubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2010
Farewell To Solaris Express Community Edition   Operating Systems   27 Jan 2010
Fedora, Debian, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris...   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2010
The Phoronix Kernel Test Farm Is Alive   Software   01 Dec 2009
FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2009
Building A Benchmarking Test Farm With Phoromatic   Software   04 Nov 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 2.2 Enters Beta   Software   27 Oct 2009
NVIDIA Developer Talks Openly About Linux Support   Display Drivers   20 Oct 2009
A Very Early Look At OpenSolaris 2010.02   Operating Systems   11 Sep 2009
Korona Brings KDE 4.3 To OpenSolaris   Operating Systems   18 Aug 2009
A Detailed Guide To Phoronix Test Suite 2.0   Software   23 Jul 2009
Netbook Performance: Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris   Computers   15 Jul 2009
StormOS Enters Beta   Software   05 Jun 2009
OpenSolaris 2009.06 Performance   Operating Systems   03 Jun 2009
OpenSolaris 2009.06 Released   Operating Systems   01 Jun 2009
AMD Phenom II X3 On Linux   Processors   26 May 2009
OpenSolaris vs. Linux Kernel Benchmarks   Operating Systems   14 May 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 2.0 Enters Alpha   Software   10 May 2009
A Weekend Look At OpenSolaris 2009.06   Operating Systems   02 May 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 1.8 Released   Software   06 Apr 2009
An Early Look At OpenSolaris 2009.06   Operating Systems   28 Mar 2009
The Phoronix Test Suite Gets A GUI   Software   25 Feb 2009
Sun Studio 12 vs. GCC3 vs. GCC4 Benchmarks   Software   20 Feb 2009
AMD Shanghai Opteron: Linux vs. OpenSolaris Benchmarks   Processors   09 Feb 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 1.6 Brings New Benchmarking...   Software   20 Jan 2009
OpenSolaris 2008.05 vs. OpenSolaris 2008.11 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Dec 2008
Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris vs. FreeBSD Benchmarks   Operating Systems   24 Nov 2008
NVIDIA VDPAU Benchmarks   Display Drivers   14 Nov 2008
One Year With OpenSolaris Binary Releases   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2008
NVIDIA Delivers Beta OpenGL 3.0 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2008
OpenSolaris 2008.11 Starts Coming Together   Operating Systems   17 Oct 2008
Phoronix Test Suite Brings Benchmarking To Mac OS X   Software   06 Oct 2008
An Early Look At OpenSolaris 2008.11   Operating Systems   15 Jul 2008
Solaris Express Community Edition Build 93   Operating Systems   12 Jul 2008
Solaris Express Community Edition Build 91   Operating Systems   21 Jun 2008
Overclocking The NVIDIA Quadro FX1700   Graphics Cards   12 May 2008
OpenSolaris 2008.05 Gives A New Face To Solaris   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2008
Sun Solaris 10 5/08   Operating Systems   23 Apr 2008
BeleniX 0.7 OpenSolaris Desktop   Operating Systems   16 Apr 2008
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M   Graphics Cards   28 Mar 2008
NVIDIA Performance: Windows vs. Linux vs. Solaris   Graphics Cards   07 Mar 2008
NVIDIA 169.12 Linux Display Driver   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2008
OpenSolaris Ships RadeonHD Driver   Display Drivers   09 Feb 2008
Solaris Express Developer Edition 1/08   Operating Systems   06 Feb 2008
A Tour Of Sun's Project Indiana Preview 2   Software   02 Feb 2008
Sun Solaris Express Communuty Build 81   Operating Systems   30 Jan 2008
NVIDIA 169.09 Linux Display Driver   Display Drivers   22 Jan 2008
OpenSolaris Project Indiana   Operating Systems   01 Nov 2007
OpenSolaris 75 Ships GNOME 2.20, xVM   Operating Systems   23 Oct 2007
Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 (Intel X38)   Motherboards   09 Oct 2007
Building A Solaris 10 Recovery DVD   Operating Systems   04 Oct 2007
Sun Solaris Express Developer 9/07   Operating Systems   25 Sep 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8 + 100.14.19 Redux   Display Drivers   23 Sep 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.19 + 8800GTS 640MB   Graphics Cards   20 Sep 2007
New Project Indiana Details Emerge   Operating Systems   19 Sep 2007
Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.1 For Linux   Software   13 Sep 2007
X.Org 7.3 Preview   Display Drivers   28 Aug 2007
ASRock ALiveNF7G-HDReady   Motherboards   29 Jul 2007
Solaris Express SXCE Build 69   Operating Systems   28 Jul 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8: Linux vs. Windows   Graphics Cards   18 Jul 2007
OpenSolaris "Indiana" Information   Operating Systems   13 Jul 2007
ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe   Motherboards   01 Jul 2007
The Solaris Installation Experience   Operating Systems   26 Jun 2007
NVIDIA Graphics: Linux vs. Solaris   Display Drivers   24 Jun 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.11 Display Driver   Display Drivers   21 Jun 2007
Sun Microsystems Check Tool   Processors   11 Jun 2007
The Linux Hardware Puzzle   Software   04 Jun 2007
BeleniX v0.6 LiveCD   Operating Systems   25 May 2007
Tyan Toledo i965R   Motherboards   21 May 2007
CommunityOne 2007   Events   07 May 2007
Abit AB9 Linux/Solaris Compatibility   Motherboards   03 May 2007
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400   Processors   29 Apr 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.03 Display Driver   Graphics Cards   21 Apr 2007
Phoronix To Support Solaris OS   Motherboards   20 Apr 2007
NVIDIA 1.0-9XXX / 2.0-XXXX Details   Display Drivers   18 Feb 2007

Solaris Linux News

X.Org's XEyes 1.2 Released, Other Updated X11...   X.Org   02 Aug 2021
New X.Org Server Release While Maintaining Separate...   X.Org   11 Jul 2021
NVIDIA Confirms Plans To Drop "Kepler" GPU...   NVIDIA   11 Jun 2021
Solaris 11.4 SRU33 Released - Finally Delivers...   Oracle   19 May 2021
Illumos Dropping SPARC, Allows For Newer Compiler +...   Operating Systems   10 May 2021
OpenIndiana Hipster 2021.04 Released For This...   Operating Systems   01 May 2021
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU30 Is The Biggest Update We've...   Oracle   21 Feb 2021
GNU Network Utilities Sees First Major Release In 9...   GNU   05 Feb 2021
GNU's Embed-Friendly Web Server Updated With Better OS...   GNU   28 Dec 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 10.2 M1 Brings Improvements For...   Phoronix Test Suite   21 Nov 2020
OpenSolaris-Derived OmniOS CE Updated With A Ton Of...   Operating Systems   04 Nov 2020
OpenIndiana 2020.10 Released For Continuing Where...   Operating Systems   01 Nov 2020
Oracle Continues Building DTrace For Linux Atop BPF   Oracle   30 Oct 2020
Oracle To Stick With Solaris "11.4" For...   Oracle   21 Sep 2020
OpenJDK 15 Reaches GA With Garbage Collector...   Oracle   15 Sep 2020
Oracle Linux 7 U9 Beta Bringing Updated Drivers,...   Oracle   19 Aug 2020
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU24 Released With A Plethora Of...   Oracle   19 Aug 2020
OmniOS Updates Bring Microcode Mitigation For...   Operating Systems   22 Jun 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 1 Readies Another...   Phoronix Test Suite   04 Jun 2020
Kernel Advancements, Microsoft Linux News Kept...   Phoronix   02 Jun 2020
Oracle Updates Many Packages With Solaris 11.4 SRU21   Oracle   23 May 2020
Oracle Talks Up Btrfs Rather Than ZFS For Their...   Oracle   21 May 2020
OpenIndiana Hipster 2020.04 Released To Phase Out...   Operating Systems   05 May 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.6 Released With Many Benchmark...   Phoronix Test Suite   21 Apr 2020
Oracle Punts Its Twentieth Update To Solaris 11.4   Oracle   15 Apr 2020
It's 2020 - Oracle Adds Meson Build System To Solaris   Oracle   17 Mar 2020
Oracle Ships Solaris 11.4 SRU18 - Finally Mitigates...   Oracle   19 Feb 2020
GDB 9.1 Released With Multi-Threaded Symbol Loading,...   GNU   08 Feb 2020
X.Org Server 1.20.7 Released With A Handful Of Fixes...   X.Org   14 Jan 2020
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The...   Radeon   18 Dec 2019
Oracle Pushes Out Another Solaris 11.4 Update To End...   Oracle   18 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks...   Phoronix   12 Dec 2019
OmniOS Updated With Latest Intel Microcode, Better LX...   Operating Systems   03 Dec 2019
VirtualBox 6.1 Close To Release With 3D Improvements,...   Oracle   24 Nov 2019
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU15 Has A Number Of Package...   Oracle   20 Nov 2019
OpenIndiana Hipster 2019.10 Released For Advancing...   Operating Systems   07 Nov 2019
GNU Toolchain Moves Ahead In Obsoleting Solaris 10...   GNU   04 Nov 2019
Ice Lake, Ryzen 9, Kernel Happenings & Other...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2019
FreeBSD Lands Important ZFS Performance Fix For Some...   BSD   31 Oct 2019
Mesa 19.2.2 Brings Fixes For Solaris/Illumos,...   Mesa   25 Oct 2019
OmniOS r151030y Brings Microcode Updates For Intel,...   Operating Systems   21 Oct 2019
Rewriting Old Solaris C Code In Python Yielded A 17x...   Oracle   18 Oct 2019
LLVM "Stack Clash" Compiler Protection Is...   Linux Security   14 Oct 2019
Meson 0.52 Released With Better Support For...   Programming   07 Oct 2019
Oracle Reaffirms Supporting Solaris 11 Through Part Of...   Oracle   28 Sep 2019
Go 1.13 Released With TLS 1.3, Illumos, Unicode 11...   Programming   03 Sep 2019
Phoronix Test Suite 9.0 Milestone 2 Released,...   Phoronix Test Suite   22 Aug 2019
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU12 Released - Adds GCC 9.1...   Oracle   20 Aug 2019
NVIDIA 435.17 Linux Beta Driver Adds Vulkan + OpenGL...   NVIDIA   13 Aug 2019
Many Vintage X.Org Modules Could Use Some Help If...   X.Org   17 Jul 2019
Illumos-Powered OmniOS Gets Updated Against MDS /...   Operating Systems   22 May 2019
OpenIndiana Hipster 2019.04 Brings MATE 1.22, More...   Operating Systems   12 May 2019
Solaris/Illumos-Based OmniOS Ships New LTS Release...   Operating Systems   12 May 2019
ZFS On Linux 0.8-RC5 Bundles In The SPL Code   Linux Storage   09 May 2019
GCC 9 Will Be Released Soon With AMD Zen 2 Support,...   GNU   25 Mar 2019
Microsoft Officially Announces DTrace For Windows   Microsoft   11 Mar 2019
NVIDIA 390.116 Legacy & 410.104 Long-Lived Linux...   NVIDIA   22 Feb 2019
Phoronix Test Suite 8.6.1 Released For Open-Source,...   Phoronix Test Suite   22 Feb 2019
Phoronix Test Suite 8.6 M3 Released With More...   Phoronix Test Suite   28 Jan 2019
Making It Even Easier To Gauge Your System's...   Phoronix Test Suite   21 Jan 2019
NVIDIA's 2018 Linux Highlights Included Some...   NVIDIA   30 Dec 2018
FreeBSD ZFS File-System Code To Be Re-Based Over ZFS...   BSD   19 Dec 2018
VirtualBox 6.0 Released With Better HiDPI Support,...   Oracle   18 Dec 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 Released For Advancing...   Phoronix Test Suite   26 Nov 2018
FreeBSD Is Squaring Away Its 64-bit Linux Gaming...   BSD   21 Nov 2018
VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 2 Adds File Manager For Host/Guest...   Oracle   15 Nov 2018
NVIDIA 415.13 Beta Linux Graphics Driver Released With...   NVIDIA   08 Nov 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.4 Milestone 2 Now Available For...   Phoronix Test Suite   05 Nov 2018
OpenIndiana 2018.10 Released With MATE 1.20 Desktop,...   Operating Systems   24 Oct 2018
Oracles Pushes VirtualBox 6.0 Into Public Beta   Oracle   23 Oct 2018
GCC Is Preparing To End Support For Solaris 10   GNU   16 Oct 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU1 Released   Oracle   24 Sep 2018
ZFS On Linux 0.8-RC1 Delivers Native Encryption,...   Linux Storage   11 Sep 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Officially Released   Oracle   28 Aug 2018
FreeBSD DRM Is Causing A Load Of In-Fighting This Week   BSD   26 Aug 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.2 M2 Released With Offline...   Phoronix Test Suite   15 Aug 2018
NVIDIA 396.51 Linux Graphics Driver Released   NVIDIA   03 Aug 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Public Beta Updated With KPTI For...   Oracle   17 Jul 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU 34 Brings GCC 7.3, Other...   Oracle   17 Jul 2018
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 32 Million Test/Suite...   Phoronix Test Suite   27 Jun 2018
Solaris 11.3 SRU 33 Better Deals With ZFS Sending Of...   Oracle   16 Jun 2018
NVIDIA 340.107 Legacy Linux Driver Brings X.Org Server...   NVIDIA   08 Jun 2018
GCC 8.1 Now Can Be Used On OpenSolaris-Derived...   Operating Systems   01 Jun 2018
Solaris 11.3 SRU 32 Released With Package Updates   Oracle   15 May 2018
NVIDIA Releases The 396.24 Linux Driver With X.Org...   NVIDIA   02 May 2018
OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.04, Drops GNOME 2 For MATE +...   Oracle   28 Apr 2018
Oracle Ships GraalVM 1.0 To "Run Programs Faster...   Oracle   18 Apr 2018
Solaris 11.4 Beta Updated With Spectre V1 Mitigation,...   Oracle   17 Apr 2018
NVIDIA Preparing To Drop Fermi Support From Their...   NVIDIA   07 Apr 2018
Some Of The Grandest Open-Source / Linux Letdowns Over...   Free Software   01 Apr 2018
NVIDIA 390.48 Linux Driver Released With GV100 &...   NVIDIA   28 Mar 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0 M2 Released With Continued...   Phoronix Test Suite   25 Mar 2018
Updated Oracle Roadmap Points To Post-11.4 Solaris...   Oracle   10 Mar 2018
Phoronix Test Suite 8.0 M1 Available With The...   Phoronix Test Suite   09 Mar 2018
OpenIndiana Now Has KPTI Support Up For Testing To...   Operating Systems   06 Mar 2018
OpenIndiana Has Upgraded To The GCC 6 Compiler   Oracle   17 Feb 2018
Oracle Still Working On DTrace For Linux In 2018   Oracle   12 Feb 2018
GDB 8.1 Debugger Brings Better Rust Support, Improved...   GNU   31 Jan 2018
Oracle Releases Solaris 11.4 Public Beta With GNOME 3...   Oracle   30 Jan 2018
NVIDIA Confirms GPU Driver Fixes For Spectre   Linux Security   09 Jan 2018