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Thursday, November 8 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Virtio & Networking Status and Challenges - Michael S. Tsirkin, Red Hat

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This talk will present a high level description of current work on virtio, vhost - in general with focus on paravirtualized networking in particular.
The talk will start with a quick overview of a paravirtualized networking in KVM. It will next describe new enhancements in this field developed in the last year, most of them performance-related.

The talk will include a description of upcoming challenges in enhancing paravirtualized
networking in KVM.

For a selected subset of the enhancements the talk will include some background and motivation, an architecture-level view of the implementation
and a short description of the benefits to the user.

The talk is targeted at developers with high level understanding of KVM and networking, and interest in their internals.


Michael S. Tsirkin

I work on KVM for Red Hat. My current projects are enhancements to virtio host and guest. I also help maintain these modules in the linux kernel, and the pci subsystem in the qemu hypervisor. My previous speaking experience includes a presentation at the

Thursday November 8, 2012 9:15am - 10:00am CET

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