Events

DevNation Speakers – an interview with Dan Walsh, Mr. SELinux

I recently caught up with Dan (a funny guy a great presenter – ask him about his comic strip) about the upcoming DevNation developer event (San Francisco, April 13-17) and his hot topic session on containers.  Here’s what he had to say:

What sessions are you giving at DevNation?

I will be giving a talk on Secure Linux Containers or as I like to call it ‘Dockah, Dockah, Dockah’*

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DevNation Speakers – an interview with Will Cohen

Will Cohen shares what he’ll be talking about at DevNation and what else he’s looking forward to.

What sessions are you giving at DevNation ?

  • Tuesday afternoon at DevNation I will be presenting “Recipes to Diagnose Common Performance Issues”.
  • Tuesday evening we will have a Beer & BoF – “Best Practices for System and Application Monitoring”  Come for the beer; stay for the knowledge.

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False cacheline sharing: New tool to pinpoint where it's happening – DevNation talk

Is your application’s performance having problems scaling properly?  If so, do you know if it’s due to false cacheline sharing – causing the ping-ponging of cachelines between NUMA nodes?

False sharing occurs when one or more processes or threads repeatedly modifies data co-located in the same cacheline.  This forces the other processes and threads to invalidate their cached copies and reload, often from main memory, with the updated values.  This can slow programs down considerably.

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DevNation Forecast – Cloudy with a Chance of Software Collections

I just can’t wait for DevNation, can you? I mean, conferences that bring together such a great amount of great people talking about great projects are just great!

I think we all know the two big topics of present: clouds and containerization. But the DevNation schedule shows that much more is going on. Personally, I can’t wait to see “Eleven Ceylon Idioms” by Gavin King. I’ve kept my eye on Ceylon language from its beginning and I think it really has the potential to become a “big language”.

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DevNation talks I want to see, by Matt Newsome

We’ve just over a month to go until Red Hat Summit 2014 and the newly rebranded DevNation conference open their doors in San Francisco’s Moscone Center South, located in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

While we’re putting the finishing touches to our great new product releases for developers, we’re also really looking forward to attending the conferences ourselves. They present a great opportunity for like-minded developers to come together, see what’s new and share ideas – all part of the “Open Source way” Red Hat embodies.

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