Presentation: Peddle the Pedal to the Metal

Track: Bare Knuckle Performance

Location: Windsor, 5th flr.

Duration: 5:25pm - 6:15pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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Abstract

Tips and techniques for writing highly efficient and scalable software drawn from decades of experience. You'll see that the guiding principle is a simple one, and can be applied nearly everywhere. The talk is focused on programming in C.

Speaker: Howard Chu

Systems Level Developer & CTO @SymasCorp

Howard Chu has been writing Free/Open Source software since the 1980s. His work has spanned a wide range of computing topics, including most of the GNU utilities (gcc, gdb, gmake, etc.), networking protocols and tools, kernel and filesystem drivers, and focused on maximizing the useful work from a system. Howard founded Symas Corp. with 5 other partners in 1999 and serves as its CTO. His current focus is database oriented, covering LDAP, LMDB, and other non-relational database technologies.

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