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Solaris Articles & Reviews

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
Java Project Looking Glass 1.0   Operating Systems   21 Dec 2006
BeleniX LiveCD v0.5.1   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2006

Solaris Linux News

NVIDIA 387.12 Linux Beta Driver Has Vulkan Updates,...   NVIDIA   03 Oct 2017
AMD EPYC, Linux 4.14, Librem 5, RX Vega & The...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 26 Million Test/Suite...   Phoronix Test Suite   27 Sep 2017
SPARC M8 Processors Launched   Oracle   18 Sep 2017
Ryzen & RX Vega Totally Dominated This Summer For...   Hardware   17 Sep 2017
Oracle Now Supports Btrfs RAID5/6 On Their Unbreakable...   Oracle   17 Sep 2017
Today Marks 30 Years Since The Release Of X11   X.Org   15 Sep 2017
SPARC Sees Updates For Linux 4.14   Oracle   10 Sep 2017
Oracle Linux 7 Update 4 Brings UEFI SecureBoot,...   Oracle   09 Sep 2017
PulseAudio 11.0 Released With GNU Hurd Support, Newer...   Free Software   05 Sep 2017
Oracle Layoffs Hit Longtime Solaris Developers Hard   Oracle   02 Sep 2017
Ryzen 7, Threadripper & Radeon RX Vega Generated A...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2017
The Sounds Of More Oracle Layoffs, SPARC Execution...   Oracle   31 Aug 2017
QEMU 2.10 Released With Xen 9pfs Support, QCOW2 LUKS...   Virtualization   30 Aug 2017
Oracle Reportedly Laying Off More Solaris & ZFS...   Oracle   04 Aug 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 25,000,000 Test/Suite...   Phoronix Test Suite   02 Aug 2017
Phoronix Test Suite 7.4 M1 Brings Progressive Result...   Phoronix Test Suite   31 Jul 2017
Trying OpenIndiana Hipster On The Core i9 7900X   Operating Systems   30 Jul 2017
QEMU 2.10 Working On Xen 9pfs Support, MIPS EVA   Virtualization   26 Jul 2017
NVIDIA 384.59 Linux Driver Released Along With 375.82   NVIDIA   24 Jul 2017
Oracle Posts SPARC M8 Patches For GCC   Oracle   05 Jul 2017
NVIDIA Rolls Out The 384 Linux Driver Series Into Beta   NVIDIA   29 Jun 2017
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years   Phoronix   29 May 2017
NetBSD Looking To Improve QEMU Support   Virtualization   17 May 2017
Haiku's Plans For OpenGL Hardware Acceleration On...   Operating Systems   05 May 2017
NVIDIA 375.66 Driver Released With Fixes, Official GTX...   NVIDIA   04 May 2017
OpenIndiana Hipster 2017.04 Adds USB 3.0 Support   Operating Systems   03 May 2017
GCC 6 Becoming Auxiliary Compiler In OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2017
Porting Mesa/Libdrm's Build System To Meson Brings Up...   Mesa   21 Mar 2017
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 22 Million Benchmark...   Phoronix   11 Feb 2017
Why I Run Fedora Linux On My Main Production System   Fedora   06 Feb 2017
Oracle Switching Solaris To A Continuous Delivery...   Oracle   28 Jan 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Oracle Finally Confirms It's Canning Solaris 12   Oracle   18 Jan 2017
Nearly 26,000 kWh Was Used On Linux Benchmarking In...   Hardware   15 Jan 2017
NVIDIA Quietly Updates Vulkan Driver Beta, New Vulkan...   NVIDIA   14 Jan 2017
The MSI C236A Workstation Motherboard Continues...   Hardware   08 Jan 2017
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News...   Phoronix   02 Jan 2017
December Has Been A Very Exciting Month So Far For...   Hardware   15 Dec 2016
Phoronix Test Suite 6.8-Tana Officially Released   Phoronix Test Suite   06 Dec 2016
Oracle Might Be Canning Solaris   Oracle   01 Dec 2016
NVIDIA 375.20 Adds X.Org Server 1.19 Support,...   NVIDIA   18 Nov 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop,...   Oracle   01 Nov 2016
Generating CPU Flame Graphs Automatically When...   Phoronix Test Suite   31 Oct 2016
Easy, Automated Benchmarking On Linux With PTS   Phoronix Test SUite   21 Oct 2016
BUS1, The Successor To KDBUS, Formally Unveiled --...   Linux Kernel   30 Sep 2016
OpenSolaris-Derived Illumos Switching Away From GRUB...   Operating Systems   23 Sep 2016
Trying Out & Failing With OpenIndiana, Solaris...   Oracle   09 Sep 2016
NVIDIA 370.28 Linux Driver Has Pascal Overclocking,...   NVIDIA   08 Sep 2016
Phoronix Test Suite 6.6 Officially Released For...   Phoronix Test Suite   06 Sep 2016
Solaris-Derived OpenIndiana Releases MATE Desktop ISOs   Operating Systems   16 Aug 2016
NVIDIA Rolls Out 370 Linux Driver Beta, Adds Pascal...   NVIDIA   16 Aug 2016
OpenVZ 7.0 Becomes A Complete Linux Distribution,...   Virtualization   25 Jul 2016
OpenBenchmarking.org Crosses 19 Million Benchmark...   Phoronix Test Suite   23 Jul 2016
Phoronix Test Suite 6.6 "Loppa" Is In...   Phoronix Test Suite   06 Jul 2016
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews & Articles...   Phoronix   06 Jun 2016
MATE Desktop Brought Over To Solaris / OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   08 May 2016
Over 18 Million Tests & Benchmark Suites Have Been...   Phoronix Test Suite   03 May 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.04 Released To Let OpenSolaris Live...   Operating Systems   22 Apr 2016
NVIDIA 361.42 Linux Driver Brings Bug Fixes, New GPU...   NVIDIA   30 Mar 2016
You Can Now Support Us (Again) When Shopping At NewEgg   Premium   13 Mar 2016
SFC Considers Combining ZFS With Linux A GPL Violation   Ubuntu   25 Feb 2016
R, Go & Other New Benchmarks Added   Free Software   03 Feb 2016
Illumos Continues To Let OpenSolaris Live On   Oracle   02 Feb 2016
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2016
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source...   Free Software   17 Jan 2016
OpenSolaris-Derived OpenIndiana For A Media PC? You...   Multimedia   12 Jan 2016
Details Regarding Ian Murdock's Untimely Passing...   Debian   02 Jan 2016
NVIDIA 358.09 Beta Prepares For DRM Mode-Setting...   NVIDIA   12 Oct 2015
OpenBSD Adds Intel Broadwell Graphics Support   BSD   26 Sep 2015
The State Of DRM/KMS Drivers On Solaris Sounds Worse...   Oracle   19 Sep 2015
XDC2015 Kicks Off This Morning In Toronto   X.Org   16 Sep 2015
Next Week's X.Org/Mesa/Wayland Conference Schedule...   X.Org   10 Sep 2015
XDC2015 Is Coming Up In Two Weeks In Toronto   X.Org   03 Sep 2015
Open Benchmarking: More Windows Than Linux   Phoronix   29 Aug 2015
NVIDIA 352.41 Driver Brings New GPU Support &...   NVIDIA   28 Aug 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 6.0 M1 Released, The Start Of...   Phoronix Test Suite   27 Aug 2015
It's Easy Running Benchmarks On ARM Single Board...   Hardware   04 Aug 2015
OpenSolaris-Derived Illumos Project Turns Five Years...   Oracle   03 Aug 2015
The Phoronix Test Suite Is Running On Windows 10   Proprietary Software   30 Jul 2015
What Windows 10 vs. Linux Benchmarks Would You Like To...   Proprietary Software   29 Jul 2015
NVIDIA Is Changing Their Kernel Module Build System   NVIDIA   15 Jul 2015
Solaris 11.3 Is In Beta With Cloud, Virtualization...   Oracle   12 Jul 2015
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8.1 Released For Open-Source...   Phoronix Test Suite   23 Jun 2015
NVIDIA 352.21 Linux Driver Adds New GPU Support, Fixes   NVIDIA   15 Jun 2015
The Most Popular Linux & Open-Source News Over The...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2015
NVIDIA 352.09 Linux Driver Brings G-SYNC Improvements,...   NVIDIA   19 May 2015
VENOM Bug In QEMU Escapes VM Security   Virtualization   13 May 2015
NVIDIA 346.72 Linux Driver Brings Few Fixes   NVIDIA   13 May 2015
Ubuntu Benchmarking Workloads + Clouds   Ubuntu   06 May 2015
Reasons To Make A PTS/OB Test Profile For Your...   Phoronix   28 Apr 2015
NVIDIA 349.16 Linux Driver Brings Fixes   NVIDIA   14 Apr 2015
NVIDIA 346.59 Linux Driver Brings Support For New GPUs   NVIDIA   07 Apr 2015
AMD Catalyst Might Be Coming To FreeBSD   BSD   04 Apr 2015
OpenIndiana 2015.03 Updates Its Solaris/Illumos...   Operating Systems   31 Mar 2015
Automatically Managing The Linux Benchmarks Firing...   Hardware   29 Mar 2015
NVIDIA Linux 349.12 Beta Has Improved G-SYNC &...   NVIDIA   25 Mar 2015
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2015
The Most Popular Open-Source Linux Benchmarks   Phoronix   26 Feb 2015
NVIDIA 346.47 Linux Driver Adds New GPU Support, Fixes...   NVIDIA   24 Feb 2015