"Last week marked the two year anniversary since the formal
public disclosure of the Spectre and Meltdown disclosures. To
commemorate that anniversary, I was running some fresh benchmarks of
various Intel desktop and server processors with the in-development
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to look at the performance impact today with the
default CPU vulnerability mitigations and then again with the
mitigations disabled at run-time."
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