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Wednesday, November 7 • 3:40pm - 4:25pm
Resource Management With Linux - Bruno Cornec, HP

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Server resources have exploded recently (# of cores, RAM size, I/O, ...). Previously seen only on MIPS or Itanium architectures, x86 has also recently seen machines with mainframe type capabilities.This presentation will detail the various approaches available on Linux to control and manage optimally these precious resources.We will cover the 3 main technologies:

  • NUMA and cgroups in details for control at OS level. A live demo will be given around limiting CPU and RAM for different class of processes.
  • LXC for OS virtualization
  • KVM+libvirt/Xen for HW virtualization.  

Each time, use cases will be given to illustrate the best fit of each technology in a global portfolio. A cgroup demo will also be performed to show its capabilities. Audience expected: System Administrators and Technology Architects willing to optimize their server usage.


Speakers
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Bruno Cornec

Hewlett-Packard
Bruno Cornec is Engineer of the French Ecole Centrale de Lyon. (1987) | He has been managing various Unix systems since 1987 and Linux since 1993 (0.99pl14). | Bruno first worked 8 years around Software Engineering and Configuration Management Systems (Build systems, Quality tools) in Unix env | ironments. | Since 1995, he is Open Source and Linux (OSL) Technology Architect and Evangelist, initially for an HP reseller and now for Hewlett Pa... Read More →


Wednesday November 7, 2012 3:40pm - 4:25pm
Rossini II

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