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Tuesday, November 17 • 14:25 - 15:10
Windows Server Containers – How we got here and architecture deep dive

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Porting Docker for Windows is no small feat.  The technology behind Docker today takes advantage of Linux capabilities like namespaces and cgroups.  For native containers to exist on Windows and to have a Docker Engine for Windows, first similar primitives needed to be developed into the Windows operating system.  In this session we will explain these Windows primitives in relation to similar primitives in Linux and other architectural changes on the OS and Engine side to make containerization possible.  The process of porting includes not only the technology but also open source community interactions and cultural changes to enable this development.  And of course there will be a cool demo…



Speakers
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Arnaud Porterie

Senior Engineering Manager, Docker
Arnaud is a core maintainer of the Docker open source project, and the engineering manager for the Engine team inside Docker Inc. | | Arnaud tweets at @icecrime.
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John Starks

Principal Software Engineering Lead, Microsoft
John Starks is a Principal Engineering Lead on the virtualization team at Microsoft, part of the Windows and Devices Group. He is one of the core architects for Windows containers and leads the team responsible for the management interfaces and Docker Engine contributions. John joined the virtualization team in 2007 and has worked on core components of Hyper-V including virtualized storage and VMBus.


Tuesday November 17, 2015 14:25 - 15:10
Level 1, Room 111