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Wednesday, August 19 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
From Network Namespace to Fabric Overlays - Eugene Yakubovich, CoreOS

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Application containers greatly simplify application deployment but the networking provides a unique set of challenges. Many container networking approaches are either slow or difficult to configure.
This talk will explore how container runtimes like rkt can set up a private network stack for an application to isolate it from its neighbors. We will then look at how a plugin based architecture can provide a flexible path to interop with existing network virtualization techniques. Finally, we will cover one such virtualization solution -- flannel -- to demonstrate how overlays over existing IP networks can create a container network fabric.


Eugene Yakubovich

Eugene Yakubovich is a software engineer at CoreOS. Eugene is working on making app containers stay more connected. As a maintainer of flannel, a overlay network for containers, he strives to bring order to the chaos of virtual networking. Prior to joining CoreOS, Eugene worked in... Read More →

Wednesday August 19, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm PDT

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