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Unikraft - Unleashing the Power of Unikernels



Felipe Huici introduces Unikraft, an open source, incubator project under the auspices of the Xen Project and the Linux Foundation aimed at automating the process of building customized images tailored to specific applications and significantly reducing development time. He describes Unikraft in greater detail, and gives a brief demo of how to use it in order to build a few different unikernels.


Felipe Huici is a chief researcher in the Systems and Machine Learning Group at NEC Laboratories Europe in Heidelberg, Germany. His main research and work interests lie in the areas of high-performance software systems, and in particular specialization, virtualization, and the application of machine learning techniques to tackle open problems in the systems area.

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Jul 03, 2018