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Monday, October 23 • 11:15 - 11:55
A Gentle Introduction to [e]BPF - Michael Schubert, Kinvolk GmbH

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BPF is a Linux in-kernel virtual machine that is used for networking, tracing, seccomp and more. This talk will explore BPF in Linux from the bottom up, going from its roots in the BSD Packet Filter (now often called classic or cBPF) to today’s [e]xtended BPF. Starting with an overview of the the BPF instruction set, helper functions and data stores (maps), the presentation will give an approachable introduction into development, debugging and usage of BPF programs on Linux.


Michael Schubert

Software Engineer, Kinvolk GmbH
Michael is a Software Engineer from Berlin where he works on low-level Linux software at Kinvolk GmbH, a Linux development company. Before that, he was working as a Backend and Operations Engineer for a Swiss Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider. He is a maintainer of gobpf, a Go... Read More →

Monday October 23, 2017 11:15 - 11:55 CEST
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