brainstorming for UDS-N - Performance

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at
Tue Sep 28 22:53:38 BST 2010

Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at> wrote:
> On 09/28/2010 02:11 PM, Allison Randal wrote:
>> The Performance track is about measurable speed improvements and also
>> about snappy, responsive user experience, across all editions of Ubuntu,
>> from older hardware to high-efficiency devices, and from boot experience
>> through common user-facing applications and tools.
>> What's high on your list for this area?
>> Allison
> Power consumption is at least as important as performance for many use
> cases. Both are often related. I think one of the topics for this track
> should be how to write applications in the most power efficient way
> while still providing adequate performance. Polling v.s events, using
> the right kind of timer, etc.

+1 on energy efficiency too.  Please keep server (as well as desktop)
performance/efficiency in mind, in these discussions!


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