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Wednesday, April 6 • 1:35pm - 2:25pm
Understanding a Real-Time System - Steven Rostedt, Red Hat

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The PREEMPT_RT kernel patches have gotten a lot of attention lately. It provides a Linux kernel that can be part of a Real-Time environment. But just adding a Real-Time kernel to your system does not make the entire system able to meet Real-Time demands. Every aspect of your system must be Real-Time aware. This starts with the hardware and firmware, followed by the kernel, the libraries used, and finally the applications must have special constraints. Even the way each of these levels interact must be considered to guarantee that deadlines are met. This talk with discuss each of these layers and give the audience an idea of what must be thought through to have a successful Real-Time environment.

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Steven Rostedt

Software engineer, Google
Steven Rostedt currently works for Google on the ChromeOS baseOS performance team. He is the main developer and maintainer for ftrace, the official tracer of the Linux kernel, as well as the user space tools and libraries that interact with the Linux tracing interface. Steven is also... Read More →

Wednesday April 6, 2016 1:35pm - 2:25pm PDT
Harbor Ballroom B