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Wednesday, October 12 • 14:00 - 14:50
Demystifying Systemd for Embedded Systems - Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri, ProFUSION Embedded Systems

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Embedded systems often have great goals such as fast boot and reliable execution, management and isolation of services. However due lack of understanding, some myths and great deal of FUD they go with custom hackish implementations based on shell scripts and sysvinit-like replacements like busybox.

This presentation will cover experiences to slim down systemd footprint by disabling its components in order to compare apples-to-apples, then show how systemd scales up in a nice linear way, while alternatives start to barf when many components must be put together to cover networking, timed tasks, logging, dynamic device behavior and services babysitting and isolation.

The presentation concludes why Ostro Project decided to mandate systemd in this distribution targeted at Internet of Things.

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Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri

Owner, ProFUSION Embedded Systems
Software developer since 1991, Gustavo joined the open source community around 1998 and started to contribute actively to many projects in many areas and programming languages. He is passionate about interactive software, which led him to work at INdT with EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries). Around 2008 he founded ProFUSION embedded systems to offer software services. In 2013 his company was acquired by Intel, being the base of OTC... Read More →


Wednesday October 12, 2016 14:00 - 14:50
Salon 2+3 Rom - Ground Level