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    Default Google Wants Fast Queue Spinlocks For The Linux Kernel

    Phoronix: Google Wants Fast Queue Spinlocks For The Linux Kernel

    A Google engineer has proposed "Fast Queue Spinlocks" for the Linux kernel as an alternative in select cases to the default ticket spinlock...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI4MTY

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Phoronix: Google Wants Fast Queue Spinlocks For The Linux Kernel

    A Google engineer has proposed "Fast Queue Spinlocks" for the Linux kernel as an alternative in select cases to the default ticket spinlock...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI4MTY
    I'd think this would have a good chance of being mainlined. Google knows a thing or two about scaling the linux kernel and handling massive loads. Would love to see the benchmarks posted here.

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