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Wednesday, August 21 • 12:20pm - 12:55pm
New Container Kernel Features - Christian Brauner, Canonical Ltd.

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Containers have become ubiquitous. Nowadays, the computing landscape is mostly concerned with a higher-level view on the functionality and features of containers. In this talk we will take a step back and focus on the low-level aspects that make containers possible. Specifically, we will look at new kernel features that have been implemented. This includes work such as shiftfs, a filesystem to translate between on-disk ids into a user namespace idmapping, a new seccomp interface which allows to defer decisions about whether or not a syscall is considered successful or not to userspace and other features.

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Christian Brauner

Kernel Engineer, Canonical Ltd.
Christian Brauner is a kernel and core developer and maintainer of the LXD and LXC projects. He works mostly upstream on the Linux Kernel and lower-level problems. He is strongly committed to working in the open, and a strong proponent of Free Software.

Wednesday August 21, 2019 12:20pm - 12:55pm
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