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Monday, September 16 • 11:45am - 12:35pm
LXC, Docker, and the Future of Software Delivery - Jerome Petazzoni, dotCloud

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LinuX Containers (LXC) have aroused interest for the past several years, as a lightweight, more efficient, and more flexible approach to virtualization. Containers  have a lower footprint, less overhead, and boot faster than conventional VMs However, they haven't been widely deployed yet. Recently, the emergence of complementary open-source technologies, such as AUFS BTTRFS, and Docker, have made it significantly easier to exploit and automate this powerful, Linux-based technology. It is now possible to take any application and its dependencies, encapsulate them in a portable, lightweight container, and run that same container on virtually any Linux server The same containerized application that runs successfully on a developer's laptop will run consistently and quickly on a baremetal server, an OpenStack cluster, public cloud, VM, etc. In this presentation, we will discuss how to use this powerful combination of technologies to enable large scale automated systems, such as web apps, databases, and backend services, without depending on a particular stack or provider. We will also discuss the application of these technologies to continuous integration and deployment and hybrid cloud.

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Jerome Petazzoni

Tinkerer Extraordinaire, Docker Inc.
Jerome is a senior engineer at Docker, where he helps others to containerize all the things. In another life he built and operated Xen clouds when EC2 was just the name of a plane, developed a GIS to deploy fiber interconnects through the French subway, managed commando deployments of large-scale video streaming systems in bandwidth-constrained environments such as conference centers, operated and scaled the dotCloud PAAS, and various other feats... Read More →

Monday September 16, 2013 11:45am - 12:35pm
Strand 11B