The Linux Plumbers 2017 RDMA mini-conference track continues tradition established in 2016, where we discussed different range of topics, starting from kernel core (integration into netdev, new fabrics, …) through kernel ABI changes upto userspace libraries.

That mini-conference was extremely fruitful with a lot of code proposed and merged afterwards.

Key Attendees (add yourself)

  • Leon Romanovsky
  • Christoph Lameter
  • Ira Weiny
  • Jason Gunthorpe
  • Doug Ledford (tentative)
  • Liran Liss
  • Yuval Shaia (tentative)
  • Marcel Apfelbaum (tentative)
  • Denny Dalessandro (tentative)

Key Topics for Discussion (tentative)

It is partially based on previous year and it is updated constantly. Feel free to add your topics.

  • RDMA vs. Kernel CORE - gaps
  • RDMA core (consolidated library) - gaps and how to unify UAPI header
  • Contiguous memory
  • Exposing device memory directly to application
  • Containers: GID isolations
  • Scope of RDMA subsystem (new fabrics)
  • RDMA as part of netdev stack
  • RDMAtool
  • RDMA userspace library
  • Kernel ABI
  • Documentation effort
  • Testing

Proposed Schedule (tentative)

  • Paravirtual RDMA device by Marcel and Yuval.
  • Device statistics information (counters) through RDMAtool by Dennis.
  • Connection information through RDMAtool by Leon.
  • kABI update by Matan.


Runner: Leon Romanovsky leon@kernel.org

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