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Thursday, November 8 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Revamping the QEMU Memory API - Avi Kivity, Red Hat

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QEMU's original memory API, was complicated, hard to use, incorrect, insecure, did not scale, and consumed a lot of memory. None of these was particularly problematic with the original use cases of emulating embedded boards, or perhaps running a virtualized desktop system to use "the other OS". However, for enterprise and cloud users running hundreds of untrusted guests on a single host, the API and its implementation presents a problem.

This talk will cover the new QEMU memory API, its design considerations, and how it addresses the limitations of the old implementation.


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Avi Kivity

Avi Kivity started writing KVM in mid-2006, never suspecting that it would still be unfinished in 2012. Has has been working as KVM co-maintainer for Qumranet and Red Hat.


Thursday November 8, 2012 11:15am - 12:00pm
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