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About Robert Williamson

Robbie Williamson is a Staff Software Engineer in the IBM Linux Technology Center. He graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in Computer Science in 2000. During his career, he has worked as a support technician, verification engineer, and developer for various implementations of UNIX. Robbie is currently one of the maintainers for the Linux Test Project and can be reached at robbiew@us.ibm.com.

Stress-testing the Linux kernel

2010-05-26T11:31:52+00:00 April 19th, 2005|Linux|

Automating software testing allows you to run the same tests over a period of time, ensuring that you are really comparing apples to apples and oranges to oranges. In this article, Linux Test Project team members share their methodology and rationale, as well as the scripts and tools they use to stress-test the Linux® kernel.