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Spectre Mitigation Performance Impact For Intel's...   Software   02 Apr 2021
A Look At The CPU Security Mitigation Costs Three...   Software   06 Jan 2021
The Spectre Mitigation Performance Impact On AMD Ryzen...   Processors   02 Dec 2020
The Ongoing CPU Security Mitigation Impact On The Core...   Computers   30 May 2020
Ubuntu Server 20.04 CPU Security Mitigation...   Operating Systems   16 Apr 2020
The Desktop CPU Security Mitigation Impact On Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   13 Apr 2020
LLVM Lands Performance-Hitting Mitigation For Intel...   Software   03 Apr 2020
Looking At The Linux Performance Two Years After...   Software   13 Jan 2020
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

SDL2 Lands Support For Client-Side Decorations On...   Wayland   26 Jul 2021
The Most Popular Intel Linux/Open-Source News From...   Intel   08 Jul 2021
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To...   AMD   04 Jul 2021
Linux Kernel's BPF Fixed Up Against Spectre...   Linux Security   24 Jun 2021
Windows vs. Linux, 5.13 Kernel, FreeBSD 13, Other May...   Free Software   01 Jun 2021
Toggling Spectre Mitigations On Xeon Scalable Ice Lake...   Intel   23 May 2021
Linux 5.13 Brings Simplified Retpolines Handling   Linux Kernel   09 May 2021
New Spectre Variants Discovered By Exploiting Micro-op...   Linux Security   01 May 2021
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New...   Phoronix   01 May 2021
AMD Sends Out Linux Kernel Patches To Allow Disabling...   AMD   06 Apr 2021
AMD Publishes Security Analysis Of Zen 3...   AMD   02 Apr 2021
Linux 5.12 Corruption, GNOME 40, AMD Milan, Rust In...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2021
Linux Core Scheduling Nears The Finish Line To Avoid...   Linux Security   25 Mar 2021
Linux 5.13 To Address Some Networking Overhead Caused...   Linux Networking   21 Mar 2021
Google Publishes "Leaky.Page" Showing...   Google   12 Mar 2021
W3C Prepares Guidance For Web Development In A...   Programming   11 Mar 2021
AES-NI XTS Crypto Performance Looking Good For AMD...   AMD   01 Mar 2021
Linux 5.12 Crypto Brings AES-NI Acceleration For CTS,...   Linux Security   16 Feb 2021
Linux 5.11, Pyston, Wayland & Other January...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2021
AMD + Older Intel CPUs To See Much Faster AES-NI XTS...   Hardware   16 Jan 2021
Linux To Report MIPS Vulnerabilities But They Often Go...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2020
A Look At The Big Impact To AES-XTS Encryption...   Linux Security   30 Dec 2020
AES-NI XTS To See 2~3x Performance Recovery After...   Linux Security   29 Dec 2020
After Years Of Work With 40+ Revisions, Intel SGX...   Linux Security   14 Dec 2020
The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10   Linux Kernel   08 Dec 2020
A Quick Look At The Spectre Mitigation State For AMD...   AMD   05 Dec 2020
Linux Looks To Change The Default For Some Of Its...   Linux Security   05 Nov 2020
KVM For Linux 5.10 Brings New "TDP" MMU To...   Virtualization   24 Oct 2020
Linux 5.10 ARM64 Has A "8~20x" Performance...   Arm   22 Oct 2020
Linux 5.10 To See Static Calls For Helping Cases Where...   Linux Security   12 Oct 2020
There Are Many Changes To Look Forward To With The...   Linux Kernel   11 Oct 2020
Arm Memory Tagging Extension Ready For Linux 5.10   Arm   11 Oct 2020
Linux 5.10 To Fix Some HP Laptops Performing Less Than...   Hardware   08 Oct 2020
XCP-ng 8.2 LTS To Bring Rewritten UEFI, Core...   Virtualization   03 Oct 2020
Ghostbusters - Linux 5.10 To Bring Rewritten Spectre...   Arm   01 Oct 2020
Security Researchers Detail New "BlindSide"...   Linux Security   11 Sep 2020
Oracle Releases Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel...   Oracle   03 Sep 2020
Go 1.15 Released With Much Improved Linker, New CPU...   Programming   11 Aug 2020
After 5 Years, FSGSBASE Support Finally Ready For...   Linux Kernel   04 Aug 2020
Intel SERIALIZE, Dropping Of SGI UV Supercomputer,...   Linux Kernel   03 Aug 2020
New readfile() System Call Under Review For Reading...   Linux Kernel   04 Jul 2020
x86/urgent Updates Sent In To Linux 5.8 With The...   Linux Kernel   12 Jun 2020
Google Engineer Uncovers Holes In Linux's Speculative...   Linux Security   09 Jun 2020
Google Engineers Are Becoming Concerned Over Some Arm...   Linux Security   27 May 2020
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2020
Intel SGX Enclaves Support For Linux Sent Out For A...   Intel   26 Apr 2020
Intel FSGSBASE Linux Support Revived For A Performance...   Intel   24 Apr 2020
Seven Changes We've Been Waiting On That You Will Not...   Linux Kernel   16 Apr 2020
Linux Developers Are Once Again Trying To Enable Intel...   Intel   14 Apr 2020
Linux 5.7 For 64-bit ARM Brings In-Kernel Pointer...   Arm   31 Mar 2020
Google Engineer Shows "SESES" For Mitigating...   LLVM   21 Mar 2020
Intel Developer's Patch To Let SECCOMP Processes Like...   Intel   13 Mar 2020
More AMD Family 19h (Zen 3) Code Trickling Into Linux...   AMD   12 Mar 2020
LVI Attack Hits Intel SGX - Defeats Existing...   Intel   10 Mar 2020
Oracle Ships Solaris 11.4 SRU18 - Finally Mitigates...   Oracle   19 Feb 2020
SpecFuzz Emerges To Test Code For Spectre-Style...   Linux Security   04 Feb 2020
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2020
KVM Virtualization Adds Protections For...   Virtualization   31 Jan 2020
The Big Set Of x86 Changes Hit The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   28 Jan 2020
Arm Has Many Changes On Tap For Linux 5.6 From...   Arm   24 Jan 2020
Zhaoxin 7-Series x86 CPUs Mitigated For Spectre V2 +...   Hardware   16 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
Ubuntu 13.04 vs. Ubuntu 20.04 Development Performance...   Ubuntu   29 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks...   Phoronix   12 Dec 2019
KVM Virtualization Updates For Linux 5.5 Are...   Virtualization   30 Nov 2019
Whoops: The Linux Kernel's Spectre RSB Mitigation For...   Linux Security   28 Nov 2019
Linux 5.5 To Perform Late CPU Microcode Updates In...   Linux Kernel   25 Nov 2019
Ice Lake, Ryzen 9, Kernel Happenings & Other...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2019
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