Benchmarking The Performance Overhead To The Linux Kernel Runtime Guard

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 2 March 2020. Page 4 of 5. Add A Comment

Besides code compilation and SQLite, another real-world area affected was the Inkscape vector graphics program when dealing with lots of file activity.

While a micro-benchmark, the test case having the worst hit from LKRG being active was Stress-NG's forking benchmark.

Fortunately, most other workloads tested saw minimal to no performance hit from the Linux Kernel Runtime Guard.

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