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​Major Linux Redesign in the Works to Deal with Intel Security Flaw

A serious security memory problem in all Intel chips has led to Linux's developers resetting how to deal with memory. The result will be a more secure, but -- as Linux creator Linus Torvalds says -- slower operating system. Long ago, Intel made a design mistake in its 64-bit chips -- and now, all...
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Linux Storage Filesystem and MM Summit

The Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit gathers the foremost development and research experts and kernel subsystem maintainers to map out and implement improvements to the Linux filesystem, storage and memory management subsystems that will find their way into the mainline...
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Linux 4.14 'Getting Very Core New Functionality' Says Linus Torvalds

Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V admins. Linus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release candidate one of Linux 4.14 a day before the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, and told penguinistas to expect a few big changes this time around. “This has...
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Memory Error Detection Using GCC

GCC has a rich set of features designed to help detect many kinds of programming errors. Of particular interest are those that corrupt the memory of a running program and, in some cases, makes it vulnerable to security threats. Since 2006, GCC has provided a solution to detect and prevent a subset...
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Apache Geode Spawns ‘All Sorts of In-Memory Things’

Apache Geode is kind of like the six blind men describing an elephant. It’s all in how you use it, Nitin Lamba, product manager at Ampool, told a meetup group earlier this year. Geode is a distributed, in-memory compute and data-management platform that elastically scales to provide high throughput...
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In-Memory Computing for HPC

This is the first entry in an insideHPC series that delves into in-memory computing and the designs, hardware and software behind it. This series, compiled in a complete Guide available here,  also covers five ways in-memory computing can save money and improve TCO.  To achieve high performance,...
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