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Thursday, March 27 • 10:00am - 10:50am
OSv: A New Operating System For The Cloud - Avi Kivity, Cloudius Systems

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More and more workloads are now moving to a new platform -- the cloud -- but they are doing so while using operating systems designed for physical deployments. OSv is a from-scratch take at creating an operating system specifically for virtualized workloads -- so much so that it cannot run on physical hardware. We will present OSv, its unique characteristics, and how it can help you run your cloud workloads. OSv is an open source project distributed under a BSD style license.

The audience is anyone with a general interest in operating systems, as well as dev/ops people who are interested in improving the efficiency of managing and running their cloud workloads.

This presentation introduces a new and fairly disrupting project, which is what the ecosystem thrives on. We can't keep on doing the same things forever!  


Avi Kivity

Avi Kivity is known mostly for starting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) project, the hypervisor underlying many production clouds. He has worked for Qumranet and Red Hat as KVM maintainer until December 2012.  Avi was also CTO of Cloudius Systems, a company that seeks to bring the same kind of innovation to the public cloud space.

Thursday March 27, 2014 10:00am - 10:50am
Salon C

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