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CentOS ISA SIG Performance Investigation

Monday, 28, August 2023 jwboyer Uncategorized No Comments

The CentOS ISA SIG was created to have a place to experiment with architecture baselines, compiler optimizations, and other optimization techniques that could potentially benefit users of newer hardware on real-world workloads.  We’ve been up and running for a while now, so we thought it would be interesting to describe what we’ve done, how it […]

CentOS Board Meeting Recap, August 2023

Tuesday, 15, August 2023 shaunm Board minutes No Comments

The recording of the August CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: We got an update on the status of trusting SIGs for secureboot (Issue 67). We discussed […]

CPE Quarterly Update Q2 2023

Monday, 24, July 2023 zlopez Infra No Comments

This is a summary of the work done on initiatives by the CPE Team. Each quarter CPE Team together with CentOS and Fedora community representatives choose initiatives that will be being worked on in this quarter. The CPE Team is then split into multiple smaller sub-teams that will work on chosen initiatives + day to […]

Open To All

Friday, 14, July 2023 spotz announcement, Community, General 9 Comments

Growing a community and making it easier for folks to contribute is a critical element of success. We are excited by the interest in working with the CentOS project. Since Spring 2023, the CentOS Board and members of the community have been working on a set of guidelines to help define what success means for […]

CentOS Newsletter, May 2023

Wednesday, 31, May 2023 shaunm Newsletter No Comments

May 2023 Newsletter The next CentOS Connect will be colocated at Flock on August 2. Watch the website or social media for CFP and registration details. The CentOS project has started a podcast called Connections, where we talk to interesting people doing interesting things across the CentOS ecosystem. For our first episode, we talked to […]

CentOS Connect at Flock 2023

Thursday, 25, May 2023 shaunm Uncategorized 2 Comments

The CentOS team is excited to announce that we will be hosting a CentOS Connect event at Flock to Fedora on August 2, 2023. CentOS Connect is a series of mini-conferences that showcase the latest developments across the Enterprise Linux ecosystem. These events are usually colocated with other open source conferences to help reach a […]

High Performance Zlib Compression

Monday, 22, May 2023 Ali Erdinc Koroglu SIG No Comments

As a member of the Hyperscale SIG, Intel maintains a “hyperscale-intel” repository with optimized versions of packages, to help customers maximize their performance on Intel® architectures. As part of this work, we have released an optimized version of the Zlib package for both CentOS Stream 8 and CentOS Stream 9 yielding significant performance gains. The […]

CentOS Board Meeting Recap, May 2023

Monday, 15, May 2023 shaunm Board minutes 1 Comment

The recording of the May CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: The board discussed work left to be done around the ISA SIG (Issue 115) and the […]

CentOS Board Meeting Recap, April 2023

Monday, 17, April 2023 shaunm Board minutes No Comments

The recording of the April CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: The Board discussed the x86 SIG proposal with Florian Weimer. There's a general agreement that we […]

CPE Quarterly Update Q1 2023

Thursday, 13, April 2023 zlopez Infra No Comments

This is a summary of the work done by the CPE Team. Each quarter CPE Team together with CentOS and Fedora community representatives chooses the initiatives that will be worked on, in this quarter. The CPE Team is then split into multiple smaller sub-teams that will work on chosen initiatives + day to day work […]