Monthly Archives: June 2014

An In-Depth Look: File and Storage Systems Microconference

Welcome to today’s segment about our accepted LPC 2014 Microconferences. This LPC 2014 microconference drives yet another nail in the coffin for the outdated idea that file and storage systems are a mature technology. Persistent memory technologies offer yet another profound increase in throughput and decrease in latency, which is forcing additional change in software […]

An In-Depth Look: Automotive Microconference

Welcome to the first write up in our new series of approved LPC 2014 Microconferences. Enjoy! Although there are some of us old enough to remember a time when an automobile was primarily a mechanical artifact, these days it more closely resembles a datacenter on wheels. In fact, it has gotten to the point that […]

More Microconferences Approved for LPC 2014

We are pleased to announce that four new Microconferences were added to the Linux Plumbers Conference 2014 line up! They are: Automotive, File and Storage Systems, Network Management and Real Time. For more details please see the Topics Page on the LPC 2014 wiki. Congratulations! Look for more postings with detailed descriptions of each Microconference. […]

An In-Depth Look: Wireless Networking Microconference

Here is another in the series of LPC 2014 Microconferences in-depth write ups. Enjoy! Wireless networking has long since become ubiquitous, and the Linux kernel is a major player for this technology, especially given the ability of many smartphones to connect to wireless networks (see This microconference will address a number of important topics, […]