Darren Hart


Darren Hart has most recently been working to improve the Linux kernel’s support for highly threaded real-time applications. He has presented on Real-Time Linux benchmarking at the Ottawa Linux Symposium in 2007 as well as the Linux Foundation: End User Summit in 2008. He presented his work on futex requeue PI support at LinuxCon and the Real-Time Linux Workshop in 2009. His current area of focus is improving scalability for the Real-Time Linux kernel through intelligent kernel-assisted adaptive locking. Darren worked for IBM’s Linux Technology Center from 2004 to 2010, leading the Real-Time Linux development team since 2006.

Proposals for this user

* Kernel assisted adaptive mutexes

Leveraging kernel-side knowledge of task scheduling can provide for more efficient adaptive mutexes.
Real Time 08/23/2010
Darren Hart