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Friday, May 5 • 4:50pm - 5:25pm
User Group - Microservices and Containers Austin - UniK: Unikernel compiler and runtime

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As next generation containers, unikernels are an executable image that can run natively on a hypervisor without the need for a separate operating system. Just like containers, unikernels need packaging and orchestration.

Unik is an open source project providing compilation of libraries and applications into unikernels - lightweight bootable disk images). Unik also functions as an orchestration system for unikernels, handling unikernel scheduling and health monitoring.

We’ll walk through a project overview and demo of how Unik integrates as a backend to Cloud Foundry, as a runtime engine for Kubernetes, compute driver for OpenStack and other platforms. Unik utilizes a simple Docker-like command line interface, making building unikernels as easy as building containers.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Calcote

Lee Calcote

Founder, Layer5
Lee Calcote is an innovative product and technology leader, passionate about developer platforms and management software for clouds, containers, functions and applications. Advanced and emerging technologies have been a consistent focus through Calcote’s tenure at SolarWinds, Seagate... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 4:50pm - 5:25pm CDT
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