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Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake Linux Performance...   Processors   22 Oct 2019
The Spectre Mitigation Impact For Intel Ice Lake With...   Software   18 Oct 2019
AMD EPYC Rome Still Conquering Cascadelake Even...   Processors   12 Aug 2019
Initial Benchmarks Of The Spectre "SWAPGS"...   Software   07 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
A Look At How The Linux Performance Has Evolved Since...   Processors   07 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
Benchmarking The Work-In-Progress Spectre/STIBP Code...   Software   23 Nov 2018
The Spectre/Meltdown Performance Impact On Linux 4.20,...   Software   17 Nov 2018
Trying DragonFlyBSD & FreeBSD On The Intel Core i9...   Operating Systems   14 Nov 2018
The Performance Impact Of Spectre Mitigation On POWER9   Software   11 Nov 2018
Intel Core i9 9900K Spectre Mitigation Benchmarks   Software   31 Oct 2018
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

Linux Returns To Parallel CPU Microcode Updates To...   Hardware   04 Oct 2019
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
Red Hat Working On Optimizing KVM Virtualization...   Virtualization   23 Sep 2019
CentOS 7.7 Released As The Last Stop Before CentOS 8.0   Red Hat   17 Sep 2019
Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help...   Intel   12 Sep 2019
AMD EPYC 7002 & Ryzen 3000 Series Dominated Linux...   Phoronix   01 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
Linux 5.3-rc4 Released With A Week Of Fixes Plus...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2019
Linux 4.4 & 4.9 Kernels Get Back-Ported SWAPGS...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2019
CVE-2019-1125 "SWAPGS" Is The Newest Spectre...   Linux Security   06 Aug 2019
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Brings Cloud...   Red Hat   06 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
Mining Monero Cryptocurrency On The Open-Source POWER9...   Hardware   31 Jul 2019
Linux 5.2.1 Released For Riding The Latest Stable...   Linux Kernel   14 Jul 2019
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes...   Phoronix   09 Jul 2019
x86 CPU Changes For Linux 5.3 Bring Intel UMWAIT,...   Linux Kernel   08 Jul 2019
Jailhouse 0.11 Hypervisor Brings New CPU Support,...   Virtualization   08 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
DragonFlyBSD 5.6 RC1 Released With VM Optimizations,...   BSD   12 Jun 2019
RHEL 7.7 Beta Comes With MDS/Zombieload Mitigations   Red Hat   06 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
DragonFlyBSD Flips On Compiler-Based Retpoline Support...   BSD   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
MDS: The Newest Speculative Execution Side-Channel...   Intel   14 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
The Notable Changes So Far With The Linux 5.1 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Mar 2019
Linux 5.0.1 Lands Fixes For AMD Zen CPB, MacBook Pro...   Linux Kernel   10 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
The New Features & Changes With The LLVM Clang 8.0...   LLVM   26 Feb 2019
Linux Kernel Getting New Option So SSBD Isn't...   Linux Security   31 Jan 2019
Benchmarking The Current Spectre + Meltdown...   Linux Security   26 Jan 2019
Google Is Hiring More LLVM/Clang Developers   Google   16 Jan 2019
ARMv8.5 Branch Target Identification Support Lands In...   Arm   10 Jan 2019
LLVM Clang 8.0 Is Branching In A Week With Intel...   LLVM   09 Jan 2019
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
Linux 4.20, Debian, Intel, x32, Microsft's Actions...   Phoronix   01 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
NXP PowerPC Processors Finally Being Mitigated Against...   Linux Security   27 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
Improved AMD CPU Microcode Handling On Deck For Linux...   AMD   24 Dec 2018
Many Linux x86_64 KVM Changes Ready To Go For Linux...   Virtualization   24 Dec 2018
Networking In The Next Kernel Yields AQtion USB...   Linux Kernel   23 Dec 2018
Linux DMA Mapping Updates Help Recover Losses Caused...   Linux Kernel   21 Dec 2018
The Most Notable New Features Of The Linux 4.20 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Dec 2018
HardenedBSD 12 Released With Jailed Bhyve, Disables...   BSD   19 Dec 2018
Linux 4.14 vs. 4.20 Performance Benchmarks - The...   Linux Kernel   18 Dec 2018
AMD Adding STIBP "Always-On Preferred Mode"...   Hardware   14 Dec 2018
Linux Networking Performance To Improve Thanks To...   Linux Kernel   07 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Released With Important PCI Express Fix,...   Linux Kernel   05 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Getting Revised STIBP Code, Important...   Linux Kernel   04 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
Updated AMD Zen CPU Microcode Posted   AMD   29 Nov 2018
Clang Picks Up Support For Per-Function Speculative...   LLVM   28 Nov 2018
Intel Cascade Lake Target Added To LLVM / Clang...   LLVM   27 Nov 2018
STIBP Patches Updated One Last Time Before Heading To...   Linux Kernel   25 Nov 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.5 Development Opens Up   BSD   23 Nov 2018
Linux Stable Updates Are Dropping The...   Linux Kernel   22 Nov 2018
Patches For The Better Spectre STIBP Approach Revised...   Linux Kernel   21 Nov 2018
Linus Torvalds Comments On STIBP & He's Not Happy...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2018
Linux 4.20-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   18 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
ARMv8.5 Support Lands In GCC Compiler With Latest...   GNU   12 Nov 2018
AMD Next Horizon: Zen 2, 7nm Vega, AMD On Amazon EC2   AMD   06 Nov 2018
Linux 4.19.1 Released While 4.20~5.0 Merge Window Ends...   Linux Kernel   04 Nov 2018
PortSmash: A New Side-Channel Vulnerability Affecting...   Linux Security   02 Nov 2018
The Many Interesting Changes & Features So Far For...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2018
Cross-Hyperthread Spectre V2 Mitigation Ready For...   Linux Security   23 Oct 2018
OpenBSD 6.4 Released - Disables SMT/HT By Default,...   BSD   18 Oct 2018
RELPOLINES: A New Spectre V2 Approach To Lower...   Linux Security   18 Oct 2018