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August 19-21 - Co-Located Events
August 21-23 - Conference
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego, CA
More information for Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference North America 2019
Thursday, August 22 • 12:05pm - 12:40pm
MM101: Introduction to Linux Memory Management - Christopher Lameter, Jump Trading LLC*

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This is an introduction to Linux memory management. It covers the basics of paging and memory allocation. Understanding basic hardware memory management and the difference between virtual, physical and swap memory. How do determine what memory is installed and determine how processes use that memory. How a process uses physical and virtual memory effectively. How to control over commit and virtual and/or physical memory limits.

We also cover some of the basic memory management knobs in Linux as well as some system calls for a process to control its memory usage and memory handling.

[Note that this is an updated version of the talk I previously gave due to more requests for these types of introductory presentations]

Speakers
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Christoph Lameter

R&D Team Lead, Jump Trading LLC
Christoph Lameter is responsible for exploring new hardware solutions and creative new approaches to problems at an algorithmic trading company. He is also deeply involved in Linux technogy and development as a Linux Kernel maintainer. Christoph has a deep interest in quantum theory... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 12:05pm - 12:40pm
Indigo D
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