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Friday, May 18 • 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Make your code faster by moving it outside the kernel

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Everyone knows moving code to the kernel makes it faster. This talk describes the opposite, how the fastest speeds are obtained by moving code out of the kernel, into user space. Controversially, this includes the network stack and the driver. Code examples will be provided.

Slides: https://github.com/robertdavidgraham/papers/raw/master/presos/2018%20-%2 0BSidesKnox%20-%20Move%20things%20out%20of%20the%20kernel.pdf

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Robert Graham

I wrote BlackICE and created the first IPS in the late 1990s. In 2007, I did "sidejacking" of non-HTTPS connections. More recently, I've done "masscan", scanning the entire Internet at high speeds (in less than 5 minutes given a fast enough pipe -- from a single machine). I get quoted... Read More →

Friday May 18, 2018 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Scruffy City Hall 32 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902

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