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Tuesday, October 24 • 14:55 - 15:35
Allocators for Compressed Pages: In-depth Comparison with z3fold in Focus - Vitaly Wool, Consultant

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Right now there are 3 allocators for compressed pages (zbud, zsmalloc, z3fold) and 2 main users of these allocators (zswap, zram). However, you can't normally have all 6 combinations due to the restrictions of zram implementation which will be proved artificial in this talk.

Apart from that and the performance and compression ratio comparisons for the allocators mentioned, we'll discuss the ongoing z3fold streamlining work, such as evaluating lock-less lists (lllists), wider use of atomic operations, trying bit read-write locks and implementing support for movable z3fold pages.


Vitaly Wool

Staff Consultant, Interstate Labs / Konsulko Group
Vitaly Wool, Senior Developer and Linux enthusiast, graduated M.Sc. in Computer Science from St. Petersburg State Univ. in 2002, worked for starters with real-time OSes as VxWorks and RTEMS mostly for PowerPC platforms. Vitaly moved to Moscow in 2003 where he started to work on embedded... Read More →

Tuesday October 24, 2017 14:55 - 15:35 CEST
Congress Hall III