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Linux kernel performance is as good as ever, benchmarks show

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Phoronix has published the results of benchmarks performed on 26 Linux kernels dating back five years, from Linux 2.6.12 to a pre-release version of the upcoming Linux 2.6.37. Despite the addition of numerous features over the years, the results show remarkable consistency.

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Benchmarks Of GCC 4.5.0 Compiler Performance

http://www.phoronix.com

Last week GCC 4.5.0 entered the world with improvements. Over the weekend we decided to benchmark this major update to the GNU Compiler Collection to see how its performance compares to that of GCC 4.3 and 4.4.

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EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

We received a request from Canonical to look at the EXT3 performance. We have done just that.

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Benchmarks Of Nouveau's Gallium3D Driver

http://www.phoronix.com

As we shared a few days ago, Fedora 13 will provide OpenGL acceleration support for NVIDIA graphics cards via the Nouveau driver when installing the Mesa DRI experimental drivers package. There is finally 3D acceleration for NVIDIA graphics cards using an open-source driver on Linux without having to depend upon NVIDIA's official binary driver.

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Benchmarks Of The Gentoo-based Sabayon

http://www.phoronix.com

For those looking to experiment with a Gentoo-based Linux system but are not looking forward to the obstacles of installing Gentoo itself, an easier and quicker approach can be to use a distribution like Sabayon Linux.

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FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris

http://www.phoronix.com

With the stable release of FreeBSD 8.0 arriving last week we finally were able to put it up on the test bench and give it a thorough look over with the Phoronix Test Suite. We compared the FreeBSD 8.0 performance between it and the earlier FreeBSD 7.2 release along with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 on the Linux side and then the OpenSolaris 2010.02 b127 snapshot on the Sun OS side.

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Linux 2.6.32 Kernel Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

With the Linux 2.6.32 kernel being released in a few days, we found it time to benchmark this newest kernel release that brings new drivers, kernel mode-setting improvements, virtualization enhancements, and more.

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FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

With these two popular free software operating systems both having major updates coming out at around the same time, we decided it warranted some early benchmarking.

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BFS Scheduler Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

A few weeks back Con Kolivas returned to the Linux kernel scene after parting ways with kernel development for two years. Con, who has contributed a great deal to the Linux kernel in the past particularly with CPU schedulers, returned and introduced BFS.

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Early Linux 2.6.31 Kernel Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

The Linux 2.6.31 kernel is still under active development until it is released later this quarter, but the merge window is closed and most of the work going on is to address bugs and other regressions within this massive code-base.

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EXT4, Btrfs, NILFS2 Performance Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

The past few Linux kernel releases have brought a number of new file-systems to the Linux world. Being the benchmarking junkies that we are, we have set out to compare the file-system performance of EXT4, Btrfs, and NILFS2 under Ubuntu using the Linux 2.6.30 kernel.

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Benchmarks: gtk+ engines revisited

http://blogs.gentoo.org

Six months ago I posted some benchmarks of popular gtk+ engines. It's time to revisit those benchmarks and test the engines again, this time using FOSS drivers for my new hardware.

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Why Emacs and Firefox together could be the ultimate software!

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org

«...That said, one of the biggest questions with JIT compilation of JavaScript that I've had for months is, "How are we going to debug JavaScript now?"...» --

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