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Wednesday, October 5 • 15:40 - 16:30
Kernel Development - I Still Think We Have a Scaling Problem - Wolfram Sang, Consultant

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An often heard statement from the media regarding the Linux Kernel development cycle: "The overall picture ... is one of a development process that continues to function like a relatively well-tuned machine. The number of contributors continues to increase, the patch flow is steady, and there do not appear to be many process-scalability issues in sight." (LWN on May 11th, 2016). While I agree that we do a great job, I don't think all is well, especially when it comes to scalability. Two years ago, I already gave a talk to point out some issues. So, let's see if we got any better in these areas or if we need a "Linuxbleed" or "Kernelshock" before these areas change.


Wolfram Sang

Team Lead, Maintainer, Mentor, Sang Engineering / Renesas
Wolfram Sang Wolfram has been working as a Linux kernel developer for embedded systems since 2008. He maintains the I2C subsystem and works as a consultant and mentor, mainly for the Renesas Upstream Kernel Team. Programming since his childhood, he still hacks his machines from the... Read More →

Wednesday October 5, 2016 15:40 - 16:30 CEST
Charlottenburg III