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Monday, August 17 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Anatomy of a Container: Namespaces, cgroups & Some Filesystem Magic - Jerome Petazzoni, Docker

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Containers are everywhere. But what exactly is a container? What are they made from? What's the difference between LXC, butts-nspawn, Docker, and the other container systems out there? And why should we bother about specific filesystems?

In this talk, Jérôme will show the individual roles and behaviors of the components making up a container: namespaces, control groups, and copy-on-write systems. Then, he will use them to assemble a container from scratch, and highlight the differences (and likelinesses) with existing container systems.

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Jérôme Petazzoni

Tinkerer Extraordinaire, Independent
Jérôme was part of the team that built, scaled, and operated the dotCloud PAAS, before it became Docker. He worked seven years at the famous container company, wearing various hats. When he's not busy with computers, he collects musical instruments. He can arguably play the theme... Read More →

Monday August 17, 2015 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Grand Ballroom D

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