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Thursday, August 21 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Compressing Strings of the Kernel - Wolfram Sang

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In the past, there have been experiments to compress the strings within the kernel to reduce run-time memory footprint. However, not much more than concepts and estimations have been done, yet those results were interesting enough to be further researched. This presentation shows the results of my research. It will include topics like how to obtain the strings, comparison of compression techniques, and implementation details under the light of upstream acceptance. Furthermore, results of the data analysis will provide guidelines for developers how to add strings and other kinds of data, in order to reduce memory footprint and bloat, in general.

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Wolfram Sang

Kernel Developer, Consultant
Wolfram Sang has been working as a Linux kernel developer for embedded systems since 2008. He maintains the I2C subsystem and works as a consultant, mainly for the Renesas Upstream Kernel Team. Programming since his childhood, he still hacks his machines from the 80s, especially the C64. When not using computers, he is interested in ecological topics, likes cooking and tries to keep his Japanese alive. He has spoken at various conferences like... Read More →


Thursday August 21, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Sheraton Ballroom V

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