|Making More Informed Linux Hardware Choices|
|Tuesday, 01 March 2011|
Making More Informed Linux Hardware Choices
Matthew Tippett and I talked this weekend at the Southern California Linux Expo on the matter of making more informed Linux hardware choices. While Linux hardware support has come along way, it is not perfect and there are still shortcomings. However, with Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 and OpenBenchmarking.org, which were released in Los Angeles, we believe there are now the capabilities to dramatically enhance the Linux hardware and software experience. These freely available tools are not only a game-changer for Linux, but have the capabilities to impact how projects and organizations handle their Windows, Mac OS X, BSD, and Solaris testing as well.
On the following pages are the slides with additional notes too. For those interested in the PDF of the slides, they are available on Phoronix-Test-Suite.com. An unedited, quick video of the SCALE presentation will be available in the coming hours while the professional, edited video of the talk will be available from the SCALE organizers in the coming weeks... Phoronix