February 22nd, 2018 | 31 mins 53 secs
firefox lockdown, ibrs, indirect branch restricted speculation, inspec, kernel page table isolation, kpti, meltdown, patch status, pcid, process context identifier, spectre, tesla cryptojacking, windows analytics
New variants, bad patches, busted microcode and devastated performance. It’s a TechSNAP Meltdown and Spectre check up.
January 11th, 2018 | 41 mins 43 secs
backdoor, coordinated disclosure, freebsd, kaiser, kpti, macos high sierra, meltdown, pcid, perfmon, performance, pti, side-channel attack, spectre, speculative execution, sysadmin podcast, sysinternals, techsnap, ubuntu, wd my cloud
The types of workloads that will see the largest performance impacts from Meltdown, tools to test yourself, and the outlook for 2018.
Plus a concise breakdown of Meltdown, Spectre, and side-channel attacks like only TechSNAP can.