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Monday, October 5 • 11:30 - 12:20
Container Mechanics in rkt and Linux - Alban Crequy

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Linux containers as a virtualization solution are becoming more prevalent. An example of a container solution is rkt, whose development started end of 2014. Under the hood, container software on Linux uses the same cgroups and namespaces API. Both container software and kernel code for containers continue to be developed.

Alban will first describe the Linux API that make containers possible: namespaces and cgroups. Then he will explain how rkt containers use this Linux API.


Alban Crequy

Co-founder & Software Engineer, Kinvolk
Originally from France, Alban currently lives in Berlin where he is a co-founder and software engineer at Kinvolk GmbH. He is the technical project lead for rkt, a container runtime for Linux. Before falling into containers, Alban worked on various projects core to modern Linux; kernel IPC and storage, dbus performance and security, etc. His current technical interests revolve around networking, security, systemd and containers at the... Read More →

Monday October 5, 2015 11:30 - 12:20
Wicklow Meeting 3