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Wednesday, August 29 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Reflection on a couple of decades of developerhood - Christoph Lameter, Graphe Inc.

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One often thinks that things always change especially in an area of technology. But many things also are constant. Much goes with you even to the next job. However, what goes with you are frequently not so much the technical skills or accomplishments.

What drives one forward in a career? And the surprisingly important issue: What will increase your paycheck? How does one negotiate the best job conditions?

How do you handle the various forces that pull you in various directions if you are a contributing member of a open source project. How do you enter a project and what are the signs that time with a project may be coming to an end. There is a life cycle to this one as well.

And finally there is the issue of burn out (and to put it plainly: Boredom). Experiences and observations how others have dealt with it.


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Christoph Lameter, Graphe Inc.

Christoph Lameter maintains the slab allocators in the Linux kernel and has been involved in enhancing the Linux operating system to be able to scale Linux for high performance uses (HPC, NUMA, multicore processors) and low latency operations (financial application). | | Christoph has a long history in the Linux movement since he tarted contributing to the Linux kernel in 1993. Later he contributed to various open source projects as a Debian... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Harbor Island 2