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Wednesday, April 20 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Managing Persistent Memory - Dan Williams & Tiffany Kasanicky, Intel

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With the release of v4.5, the Linux kernel has gained support for a wide range of persistent memory storage applications. From the basics of treating a persistent memory range like a disk, to the more advanced configurations of enabling direct byte-addressable access to applications (DAX) or 3rd-party device access (DMA/RDMA), there is a range of configuration options to consider. This talk combines an overview of the Linux kernel persistent memory access capabilities with an introduction to IXPDIMM, management tooling and libraries for administering the persistent memory capabilities of a platform.


Tiffany Kasanicky

Software Architect, Intel Corporation

Dan Williams

Dan is a Linux kernel developer in Intel Open Source Technology Center. He primarily works on enabling platform storage technologies. Most recently he has been involved in persistent memory enabling as a maintainer of the Linux kernel libnvdimm sub-system. He led the Persistent Memory micro-conference at Linux Plumbers 2015 and presented at the inaugural Vault Conference.

Wednesday April 20, 2016 10:30am - 11:20am
State Ballroom B

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