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Intel Releases OpenVKL 2.0 With Intel GPU Acceleration Via SYCL

Phoronix - Tue, 10/03/2023 - 02:42
Similar to Embree 4.0 adding Intel graphics acceleration earlier this year via SYCL, Intel's OpenVKL library that is also part of their oneAPI rendering toolkit has now added SYCL graphics aceleration with OpenVKL 2.0...

Python 3.12 Released With Linux Perf Integration, Performance Improvements

Phoronix - Tue, 10/03/2023 - 00:20
Python 3.12 is out today as the latest major feature release for this extremely popular programming language. Python 3.12 continues the trend of recent releases of enhancing the performance while continuing to introduce exciting new functionality...

Linux 6.7 To Boast Better Performance For FQ Packet Scheduling Algorithm

Phoronix - Mon, 10/02/2023 - 21:41
The Linux kernel's Fair Queue "FQ" network packet scheduling algorithm that is celebrating its 10th anniversary since being mainlined in the Linux 3.12 kernel cycle is celebrating by rolling out some performance optimizations with the next version of the Linux kernel...

Basic AMD Pensando Elba SoC Support Queued Ahead Of Linux 6.7

Phoronix - Mon, 10/02/2023 - 21:21
The long ongoing saga of upstreaming AMD's Pensando Elba SoC support is now partially over with the initial enablement patches around the DeviceTree being queued as part of the SoC changes destined for the Linux 6.7 kernel cycle...