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The Performance Cost Of Spectre / Meltdown /...   Software   30 Aug 2018
Benchmarking The Performance Impact Of Speculative...   Software   03 Jul 2018
An Initial Look At Spectre V4 "Speculative Store...   Processors   22 May 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.3 Works Towards Performance...   Operating Systems   21 May 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
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
NVIDIA Gaming Performance Minimally Impacted By KPTI...   Linux Gaming   04 Jan 2018

Spectre Linux News

LLVM Lands Support For ARMv8.5's Branch Target...   LLVM   10 Oct 2018
Next Linux Kernel Bringing "Speculative Store...   Security   07 Oct 2018
Linux 3.16.59 Being Prepared With L1TF Patches, Other...   Security   29 Sep 2018
Q3 Was Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts With...   Phoronix   28 Sep 2018
ARMv8.5-A Support Being Prepped To Battle...   LLVM   27 Sep 2018
More Spectre Variant Two Patches Queued For The Linux...   Security   26 Sep 2018
Linux Readying Spectre V2 Userspace-Userspace...   Security   26 Sep 2018
The "Chinese EPYC" Hygon Dhyana CPU Support...   AMD   23 Sep 2018
Linux 4.19 Is Looking Good So Far, At Least On Intel...   Hardware   10 Sep 2018
A Look At The Features Coming With LLVM 7.0 &...   LLVM   10 Sep 2018
Another Minor Optimization Queued For Systems...   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2018
Linux 4.18.6 Rolls Out With L1TF Foreshadow Fixes,...   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2018
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton &...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2018
Linux Patch Posted For Cross-Hyperthread Spectre...   Security   31 Aug 2018
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Officially Released   Oracle   28 Aug 2018
A Global Switch To Kill Linux's CPU Spectre/Meltdown...   Security   25 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Had A Very Exciting First Week Of New...   Linux Kernel   19 Aug 2018
POWER Changes On The Way To Linux 4.19 Include More...   Hardware   17 Aug 2018
QEMU 3.0 Brings Spectre V4 Mitigation, OpenGL ES...   Virtualization   15 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...   Security   14 Aug 2018
New Sound Hardware Support & Other Improvements...   Linux Kernel   14 Aug 2018
EXT4 & XFS File-System Updates Submitted For Linux...   Linux Storage   14 Aug 2018
IBM S/390 Linux 4.19 Kernel Code Sees More Spectre...   Security   13 Aug 2018
Linux 4.18 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   12 Aug 2018
Patches Revised For AMD Zen Based Hygon Dhyana Server...   Hardware   11 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2018
Some Problematic Laptops On Linux Will Soon Stop...   Hardware   09 Aug 2018
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   07 Aug 2018
ARM's Speculation Tracking Support Lands In GCC As...   Security   03 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Will Have Enhanced IBRS For Better Spectre...   Security   03 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
LLVM / Clang 7.0 Branching Today, Releasing In...   LLVM   01 Aug 2018
Fresh GPU Benchmarks, Fedora Features & More...   Phoronix   31 Jul 2018
Initial SpectreRSB Support Queued For Merging Into The...   Security   31 Jul 2018
Updated ARM Patches Posted For Mitigating Spectre V1...   Security   29 Jul 2018
NetSpectre Vulnerability Can Reveal Arbitrary Memory...   Security   27 Jul 2018
Linux Kernel Gets Patch For New SpectreRSB...   Security   26 Jul 2018
Intel Prepares "Enhanced IBRS" As Better...   Security   24 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
Red Hat Open-Sources Scanner That Checks Linux...   Security   18 Jul 2018
Debian 9.5 Released With Security Fixes, Updated Intel...   Debian   14 Jul 2018
Speculative Load Hardening Lands In LLVM For Spectre...   LLVM   13 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
A Look At Some Of The Clear Linux Performance Changes...   Clear Linux   29 Jun 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
OpenBSD Disabling SMT / Hyper Threading Due To...   Security   19 Jun 2018
A Complete Look At Spectre V1/V2/V4 & Meltdown   Security   17 Jun 2018
MIPS Changes Pulled Into The Linux 4.18 Kernel, Not...   Hardware   12 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
A Look At The Features Merged So Far For The Linux...   Linux Kernel   09 Jun 2018
ARM64 Patches For Linux 4.18 Roll Out With Spectre V4...   Hardware   08 Jun 2018
Plenty Of Sound Changes To Be Heard With Linux 4.18   Hardware   07 Jun 2018
32-bit ARM Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre V1/V2...   Security   06 Jun 2018
A Tentative Linux Kernel Patch For Able AMD CPUs To...   Security   05 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 To Ship ARM64 SSBD For Spectre V4...   Linux Kernel   02 Jun 2018
FreeBSD 11.2 RC1 Brings WoL Support To Newer Intel...   BSD   02 Jun 2018
The Last Call For Testing Ahead Of Phoronix Test Suite...   Phoronix Test Suite   30 May 2018
ARM's Spectre V4 Mitigation Updated, Speculative Store...   Security   29 May 2018
Linux 4.17-rc7 Released: Linux 4.17.0 Might Be Out...   Linux Kernel   27 May 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...   Security   23 May 2018
Linux 4.9, 4.14, 4.16 Point Releases Bring SSBD For...   Security   22 May 2018
ARM64 Mitigation Posted For Spectre 4 / SSBD   Security   22 May 2018
Linux 4.17 Lands Initial Spectre V4 "Speculative...   Linux Kernel   22 May 2018
Spectre Variants 3A & 4 Exposed As Latest...   Security   21 May 2018
LLVM 5.0.2 Released With Spectre Variant Two...   LLVM   16 May 2018
Linux 4.9.100, Linux 4.16.9 Bring More Spectre V1...   Linux Kernel   16 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
CVE-2018-8897 Opens Xen PV Systems Up To Exploit   Virtualization   09 May 2018
DragonFlyBSD Finishes Up Spectre Mitigation, Fix For...   Security   08 May 2018
Linux Kernel Hardens Sound Drivers Against Spectre V1...   Security   05 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For...   Phoronix   01 May 2018
The Big Features & Improvements Of The GCC 8...   GNU   30 Apr 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2 Compiler Released For Zen Systems, Brings...   AMD   28 Apr 2018
QEMU 2.12 Released With RISC-V, Spectre/Meltdown &...   Virtualization   25 Apr 2018
Celebrating 25 Years Of Work, NetBSD 8.0 RC1...   BSD   25 Apr 2018
NetBSD 8.0 RC1 Available, Bringing Initial USB 3.0...   BSD   20 Apr 2018
Meltdown/PTI Mitigation Impact On BSDs vs. Linux   BSD   18 Apr 2018
Solaris 11.4 Beta Updated With Spectre V1 Mitigation,...   Oracle   17 Apr 2018
A Look At The Meltdown Performance Impact With...   BSD   15 Apr 2018
Remaining Subsystem Updates Land Ahead Of Linux...   Linux Kernel   14 Apr 2018
Some FreeBSD 11.1, 12.0-CURRENT & TrueOS 18.03...   BSD   10 Apr 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.2 Now Available With HAMMER2...   BSD   10 Apr 2018
The Big Changes Merged This Week For The Linux 4.17...   Linux Kernel   08 Apr 2018
IBM s390 Continues Working On Spectre Defense With...   Linux Kernel   03 Apr 2018
OpenBSD 6.3 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation,...   BSD   02 Apr 2018
GNU Linux-Libre 4.16 Released, Won't Warn You About...   GNU   02 Apr 2018
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2018
More Windows Server vs. Linux Benchmark Tests With...   Security   31 Mar 2018
TrueOS 18.03 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Fixes,...   BSD   30 Mar 2018