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Friday, August 26 • 12:00 - 12:50
Xen Live Patching - Updating Xen Without Rebooting - Konrad Wilk, Oracle

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Oracle and Citrix have been working together to bring live-patching to the Xen hypervisor. This will allow system administrators to update the hypervisor without the need to reboot. The talk will provide an overview of how it works, what were the difficulties in implementing it, how it compares to the other technologies for patching (uSplice, kSplice, kPatch, kGraft, Linux hot-patching), how to use it, and what is in the roadmap schedule.


Konrad Wilk

Software Director, Oracle
Konrad Wilk is a Software Director at Oracle. His group's mission is to make Linux and Xen Project virtualization better and faster. As part of this work, Konrad has been the maintainer of the Xen Project subsystem in Linux kernel, Xen Project maintainer and had been the Release Manager for the 4.5 release of the Xen Project Hypervisor. Konrad has been active in the Linux and Xen Project communities for more than 7 years and was instrumental in... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00 - 12:50
Pier 4

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