David Riddoch explains how bypassing the OS kernel's networking stack can improve latency and throughput, networking with Solarflare and OpenOnload, hypervisor bypass, and much more.
Bryan Cantrill explains Triton (a way to run secure Linux containers on bare metal), the history of DTrace and ZFS and their (lack of) adoption on Linux, the relevance of OS R&D, Unikernels and more.
ClusterHQ founder Luke Marsden talks about ZFS, and why it's taken so long to become production ready on Linux. He then discussed how he's bringing ZFS based tools to the Docker ecosystem, and building a tech startup in the South West of England.
Hadoop, the distributive file system and MapReduce are just a few of the topics covered in this interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013. Industry-standard Agile implementation and a lot of testing, assures the development team at Ancestry.com that they have an app that can handle the large traffic demands of the popular genealogy site.
Rob Pike discusses concurrency in programming languages: CSP, channels, the role of coroutines, Plan 9, MapReduce and Sawzall, processes vs threads in Unix, and more programming language history.
John Leach explains how Brightbox uses Virtualization in the data center and whether Virtualization causes performance problems. Also: a look at a few Unix tools and Linux features that Ruby developers might not know about.