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Tuesday, August 18 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Taking Containers to the Next Level - James Bottomley, Odin

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Although container technology has been around for nearly two decades, it is only recently that the virtualization properties that provide very different use cases from traditional hypervisors are being explored. One of the interesting things about containers is that they are not all or nothing, like hypervisors, but may have each subsystem virtualization separately applied. There has been quite a bit of work in the past year to bring granular container virtualization directly to applications via libcontainer and its extensions (instead of via an orchestration system). This talk will explore exactly what properties applications can expect to gain directly from container technology (things like multi tenancy, configuration update/rollback, memory constraints, and advanced networking) and what the nature of cloud applications might become in future as this trend evolves.

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James Bottomley

Distinguished Engineer, IBM
James Bottomley is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research where he works on Cloud and Container technology. He is also Linux Kernel maintainer of the SCSI subsystem. He has been a Director on the Board of the Linux Foundation and Chair of its Technical Advisory Board. He went to... Read More →

Tuesday August 18, 2015 11:30am - 12:20pm PDT
Grand Ballroom D

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