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Tuesday, October 22 • 3:50pm - 4:40pm
CRIU: Time and Space Travel Service for Linux Applications - Pavel Emelyanov, Parallels

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Checkpoint-Restore is the technology that allows us to take a snapshot of running Linux processes and restore those processes in any other place and time. This opens various possibilities such as live migration, keeping HPC tasks safe from hardware problems, Cloud services load balancing and many other. Despite being very tempting feature to have, Linux lacked one for quite a long time. The Checkpoint-Restore In Userspace (CRIU) project is The One to make this technology real. This talk covers the project history, its dependence from and influence on the Linux Kernel and the Linux Kernel community and concentrates on usage scenarios that are now real with CRIU and that will be possible in the future. It will be interesting to anyone who knows Linux as user, but a certain level of system or kernel level programming experience would be required at some points.


Pavel Emelyanov

Architect at server virtualization dpt, Odin
Pavel is a principal engineer at Odin working on company’s Cloud Server projects. He holds a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He now maintains CRIU and works on its integration with other Linux containers projects. His speaking... Read More →

Tuesday October 22, 2013 3:50pm - 4:40pm BST

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