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Tuesday, October 22 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
New Developments and Advanced Features in the Libvirt Management API - Daniel Berrange, Red Hat

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In the, almost 8 years, since it was founded, the libvirt project grown to be leading open source API for the management of virtualization hosts, with a strong focus on supporting the open source virtualization & container technologies KVM, QEMU, Xen and LXC. Most people working in the open source virtualization management space have an understanding of the core features and architecture of libvirt. This talk will focus on a selection of recently developed features and of some of the less well known advanced features of libvirt. It will describe capabilities for mutual exclusion / locking against guest disks; fine grained access control against individual operations, users and objects in the API; the sVirt mandatory access control framework; auditing and structured logging via the systemd journal; integration with systemd for cgroups resource management; and more.


Daniel Berrange

Software Engineer, Red Hat
Daniel is a Principal Software Engineer, working in a variety of roles at Red Hat over the last 12 years. Since 2006, he has been specialized in the development of technologies related to virtualization management, as lead developer of Libvirt, GTK-VNC, Libvirt Perl, Libvirt GObject and Libvirt Sandbox, and contributor to the Xen, KVM, oVirt and OpenStack projects. Daniel is a passionate believer in the value of open source software and the... Read More →

Tuesday October 22, 2013 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Stirling Suite

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