The Linux market presents some unique challenges to Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs) in bringing their products to market with broad support available at the time of launch. Independent of ideological or pragmatic rationale, both Open Source and proprietary drivers are constrained by similar mechanics. This article provides a broad outline of the mechanics and considerations that are needed for delivering hardware support at-launch.
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This presentation was made at Scale9x in Los Angeles in February, 2011. This presentation was made to coincide with our launching of OpenBenchmarking.org.
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This presentation was presented at Scale8x in Los Angeles in February, 2010. It was primarily a vent piece highlighting the way that you can never win when running benchmarks and you can never win when publishing benchmarks.
Presentationad and audio available.