[Vm-dev] A fork in the road()

Ben Coman btc at openinworld.com
Fri Nov 29 13:28:22 UTC 2019

Sharing an interesting paper I bumped into..
> A fork() in the road

in particular Figure 1 - fork versus spawn performance
And something I didn't realise...
> a process using, DPDK with a kernel-bypass NIC [12], or OpenCL with a
> cannot safely fork since the OS cannot duplicate the process state on the
> This appears to have been a continuing source of bafflement
> among GPU programmers for a decade at least

cheers -ben
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