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LinuxCon: What Is the Future of Linux Development?

Aug 12, 2010, 15:06 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"BOSTON -- Where exactly is the Linux kernel heading?

"Here at the LinuxCon conference, a panel of Linux kernel developers from Red Hat, Google, Novell and Oracle discussed what's next for the ecosystem, and why not every kernel debuts with a big new feature.

"Google developer Ted Ts'o said that the coming of very large multiple CPU cores on chips will be a challenge that Linux developers will have to address. He added that scalability, a concern that Linux kernel developers had largely considered a solved problem, will require work for the next generation of chip scalability. Ts'o also noted that the increasing growth of faster networking speeds will bring additional pressure to the kernel."

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