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Thursday, August 25 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Quo Vadis Virtio? - Michael Tsirkin, Red Hat

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Last version of virtio was published about a year ago: in october 2016. The virtio community has been idle since: implementations are constantly being improved, new features are in the works, or are being discussed. This talk will present an update on current status of the implementations and the challengest they face, and look forward to how we may address these challenges. It will highlight some of the proposed new features and the benefits they might bring. It will also suggest untested ideas for new applications for virtio on which (to presenter's knowledge) no one is currently working - some of these might turn out to be impractical, but most should serve as useful starting points for a discussion.


Michael S. Tsirkin

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Michael S. Tsirkin works on KVM at Red Hat. He is the chair of the virtio technical committee; virtio is the basis of most para-virtualized solutions in use with KVM today. He is the maintainer of virtio and vhost subsystems in Linux as well as PC and PCI subsystems in QEMU. On several occasions he has been recognized as one of the most prolific reviewers and contributors of code to Linux and QEMU. Michael's past speaking experience includes... Read More →

Thursday August 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Harbour A

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