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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

Principal Software Engineer, Microsoft
Christian Brauner is a kernel developer and maintainer of the LXD and LXC projects currently working at Microsoft. He works mostly upstream on the Linux Kernel maintaining various bits and pieces. He is strongly committed to working in the open, and an avid proponent of Free Software... Read More →

Wednesday August 21, 2019 12:20pm - 12:55pm PDT
Indigo H
  Linux Systems
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