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DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Saturday, January 27 • 1:00pm - 1:53pm
Processor Architectures and Why You Should Care

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"With the slowdown and end of Moore's Law the focus of processor manufacturers and users in high performance computing shifts toward innovations in the architectures as opposed to automatic speed-ups due to process improvements. The problem is that fully taking advantage of the new processor features does not come for free. At least development tool developers but also programmers should know about them. This talk will give an overview of processor architectures (desktop, server, GPGPU, other accelerators) of various manufacturers and over time and into the future. The benefits and pitfalls are presented. Problems which can be solved well with the newly developed features and ways to implement solutions are presented."

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Ulrich Drepper

System Research & Data Science, CTO Office, Red Hat
Data Scientist, CTO Office

Saturday January 27, 2018 1:00pm - 1:53pm CET
B-D0206 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)