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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

Google Is Hiring More LLVM/Clang Developers   Google   16 Jan 2019
ARMv8.5 Branch Target Identification Support Lands In...   Hardware   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...   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...   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...   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...   Security   02 Nov 2018
The Many Interesting Changes & Features So Far For...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2018
Cross-Hyperthread Spectre V2 Mitigation Ready For...   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...   Security   18 Oct 2018
Spectre V2 "Lite" App-To-App Protection Mode...   Security   17 Oct 2018
The Biggest Features Of Linux 4.19: Intel/AMD, CoC,...   Linux Kernel   16 Oct 2018
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