Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Linux, BPF, and containers

Jessica Frazelle (Microsoft)
2:25pm–3:05pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 6 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about BPF and containers in Linux


Jessica Frazelle explores some cool bits of Linux, including BPF and container technologies, and details new ways to trace various things in the kernel and how to even use these traces to hot patch kernels in the case of zero day vulnerabilities. Come for the jokes about Linux; stay for the live demos.

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Jessica Frazelle


Jessica Frazelle is a software engineer at Microsoft, where she works with Linux and containers. Jess loves all things involving Linux namespaces and cgroups and is probably most well known for running desktop applications in containers. Jessica has been a maintainer of Docker and a contributor to RunC, Kubernetes, Linux, and Golang, among other projects, and maintained the AppArmor, seccomp, and SELinux bits in Docker. She is quite familiar with locking down containers.