How to use dd from Linux, Cygwin, Windows Subsystem for Linux, and Mac to quickly benchmark hard drives.
Discussion of relative merits of Intel Edison vs. Raspberry Pi vs. Beaglebone Black
Measured power draw of Intel Edison on 5V and 9V power.
Intel Edison is definitely much faster than Raspberry Pi 1
Intel Edison battery life estimate via voltage measurement.
The newest Trendnet 8-port switches don’t have speed indicator lights, this is not a nice downgrade.
Comparing to None instead of NaN is over 50 times faster in Python.
It is slightly faster to just write Boolean Numpy arrays to h5py despite writing as enum, vs. converting bool array to uint8 via numpy.packbits. Here’s a ben...
Speed of Matlab, Python using Numpy, Numba, and PyCUDA, Julia, and IDL are informally compared.
Pick the best PC for the task–there is no one best PC.
setup and use Phoronix Test Suite
Hybrid hard drive benchmarks on (4GB SSD, 500GB HDD). Hybrid HDD speeds system boot and execution.