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Building A Benchmarking Test Farm With Phoromatic

Nov 05, 2009, 05:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"This article provides a first-look and guide for some of the possibilities of Phoromatic from those looking to build a benchmarking test farm or for individuals simply wanting to benchmark computers across the world. We also share in this article what may be coming next to our Linux-focused benchmarking empire.

"Phoromatic was originally mentioned during the Phoronix Test Suite 2.0 development cycle, but the web-based service has not gone public in beta until this morning. The Phoromatic module in the Phoronix Test Suite 2.2 client provides a few updates to the Phoromatic support and interested users are encouraged to use the just-released Bardu Beta 2 or newer. This was pushed back from 2.0 Sandtorg due to strapped development resources, waiting for a few internal pts-core API changes in 2.2 Bardu, and then awaiting feedback from various PTS-using companies. The initial public beta of Phoromatic at Phoromatic.com is free and available to anyone to use. This version provides all of the core functionality needed for automating timed, recurring tests across any number of test systems, while many more features will be flipped on and implemented over the coming weeks and months as we receive feedback from its users"

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