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Tuesday, October 22 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtio and KVM Networking: Status Update and Plans - Michael S. Tsirkin, Red Hat

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Networking in a typical KVM-based system involves a virtual virtio device connected - through a vhost backend - to the host networking stack. The performance and capabilities of each of these components therefore define what networking within the VM can do. In this presentation, Michael S. Tsirkin will review recent developments around virtio and kvm networking, discuss challenges faced, and look forward to how we may address these challenges.


Michael S. Tsirkin

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Michael S. Tsirkin works on KVM at Red Hat. He is the chair of the virtio technical committee; virtio is the basis of most para-virtualized solutions in use with KVM today. He is the maintainer of virtio and vhost subsystems in Linux as well as PC and PCI subsystems in QEMU. On several occasions he has been recognized as one of the most prolific reviewers and contributors of code to Linux and QEMU. Michael's past speaking experience includes... Read More →

Tuesday October 22, 2013 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Melville Suite

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