[svlug] [svlug-announce] SVLUG June 7th meeting: Peter Hurley on RCU: Lock-Free Data Structures

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jun 5 19:03:53 PDT 2017


Re-sending as a reminder.

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Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 09:36:43 -0700
From: kevin dankwardt <kevin.dankwardt at gmail.com>
To: svlug-announce at lists.svlug.org
Subject: [svlug] [svlug-announce] SVLUG June 7th meeting: Peter Hurley on
	RCU: Lock-Free Data Structures

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
7pm-8:30pm


MAIN PRESENTATION

TOPIC: RCU: Lock-Free Data Structures

PRESENTED BY: Peter Hurley,
Senior Software Engineer, Cisco Meraki

TOPIC SUMMARY:
RCU (https://lwn.net/Articles/262464/) has become a primary mechanism
for safe, fast, concurrent data access and manipulation in the Linux
kernel, accounting for 10% of all kernel "locking", and the key to
multi-core scalability in filesystems, networking, IPC, and more.
Knowledge of its operation and use is now expected of Linux kernel
developers.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Peter Hurley (https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterjhurley) is Senior
Software Engineer at Cisco Meraki, and a top contributor to the Linux
mainline kernel.  Peter helps maintain the TTY, serial, and console
subsystems, and has also contributed to core locking, IPC, bluetooth,
ARM arch, and more.

LOCATION:
  NOTE SPECIAL VENUE:
  Cisco Meraki
  500 Terry A Francois Blvd. @ Mission Bay Blvd. South
  4th floor
  San Francisco

EVENT IS FREE BUT SIGNUP IS REQUIRED:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/linux-tech-talk-intro-to-rcu-
sponsored-by-cisco-meraki-tickets-34674252623


POST-MEETING GATHERING:
This one's up to the attendees to put together, but perhaps The Old
Clam House, 299 Bayshore Blvd. @ Oakdale Ave., open to 10pm.

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