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Wednesday, June 20 • 14:20 - 15:00
Improving the Linux Page Cache - Matthew Wilcox, Microsoft

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This talk is for people who are interested in:
* reducing the amount of memory used by COW files and containers
* using large pages for files
* supporting filesystem block sizes larger than the system page size
* improving support for persistent memory
* reporting file holes
* reducing memory consumption for small files

Some of these use cases are new and others have been requested for years, but what they all have in common is needing to enhance the page cache without negatively affecting the performance of reads, writes and mmap.

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Matthew Wilcox

Kernel hacker, Oracle
Matthew had his first kernel patch accepted in 1998. Since then he has worked on many parts of the Linux kernel including leading the PA-RISC Linux port, maintaining the file locking code, SCSI, USB, NVM Express, and Persistent Memory. He currently works for Microsoft.


Wednesday June 20, 2018 14:20 - 15:00
Room 6

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