Balbir Singh


Balbir has been working in the IT industry for the last 11 years now and has worked on several aspects of Operating systems from device drivers, embedded, real time operating systems to large NUMA variants. He has a keen interest in software emulation of hardware and in algorithms. He is a university rank holder.

Proposals for this user

* Out of Memory - Helping applications survive the axe or report the aftermath.

The Out of Memory (OOM) killer has consistently been a hotly debated topic in Linux. Why does it kill? What is being done to improve it? What do users really need it to do?
General 06/10/2009
Dave Hansen, Balbir Singh