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Lyon Convention Centre - Lyon, France
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Friday, November 1 • 09:30 - 10:00
Toward a Virtualization World Built on Mediated Pass-Through - Kevin Tian, Intel

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Mediated pass-through provides many merits, e.g. flexible resource management, easy-to-scale, composability, etc. while still sustaining good user experience regarding to performance and feature. While VFIO introduces basic mediated pass-through support (mdev) since kernel 4.10, there are many inspiring values to be further explored atop. In this talk, Kevin Tian will introduce their work on extending VFIO mdev framework in three main areas: enriching the portfolio of mediation capabilities efficiently, using mediation framework to bridge hardware gaps, and bringing mediation capability in nested virtualization environment. Along the road mediated pass-through could become a corner-stone toward uncompromised cloud experience in pass-through usages.


Kevin Tian

Principal Engineer, Intel
Kevin is a virtualization veteran from Intel with 16 years experience in open source virtualization projects (KVM, Xen, etc.), including multiple presentations in associated conferences. He is currently a software architect in Open source Technology Center of Intel, with current focus... Read More →

Friday November 1, 2019 09:30 - 10:00 CET
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