Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
James Bottomley

James Bottomley
Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research

Website | @jejb_

James Bottomley is a distinguished engineer at IBM Research, where he works on cloud and container technology. James is also Linux kernel maintainer of the SCSI subsystem. He has served as a director on the board of the Linux Foundation and chair of its Technical Advisory Board. Previously, he was CTO of server virtualization at Parallels (later Odin); was a distinguished engineer at Novell’s SUSE Labs; helped found SteelEye Technology, a high-availability company for Linux and Windows, where he was vice president and CTO; and worked on distributed lock manager technology for clustering at AT&T Bell labs. James holds undergraduate and doctoral degrees from the University of Cambridge.


1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 10 A/B
Level: Intermediate
James Bottomley (IBM Research)
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TPMs are now ubiquitous in the COTS hardware we use to build clouds, but they're not often used to enhance the security of the cloud environment. James Bottomley explains how sequestered trust models like the TPM can be used to enhance cloud security even in an apparently insecure environment. Read more.