Jes Sorensen

Jes Sorensen

Red Hat


Jes Sorensen is a veteran Linux kernel developer since 1993. He has worked extensively in and around the Linux kernel; including areas such as Virtualization, high speed networking, and Linux/ia64. He has written more device drivers than he can remember as well as worked on the system libraries (glibc) and Virtualization for high end NUMA systems. Most recently he has been working on KVM/QEMU scalability and live snapshot support. Jes has been a frequent speaker and tutorial instructor at various Open Source related conferences. Today Jes works as a Principal Software Engineer for Red Hat Inc. (, as part of the Red Hat Virtualization team. Prior to Red Hat, Jes has worked for Silicon Graphics, Wild Open Source, Linuxcare and the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (

Sessions for this user

* Obsoleting support for old hardware

Notes for this session: Certain hardware has not been available and probably not used for years. Finding hardware for testing when enhancing the code to use new APIs is becoming harder and harder.
BoF Track
Jes Sorensen, Daniel Wagner