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Linux Containers – Next-Gen Virtualization for Cloud

At Cloud Expo, IBM’s Boden Russell will provide a Linux Container technology overview including underpinnings and throttling

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Want VM agility with near bare metal performance? How about [milli]second provision/stop/start/restart times? Looking to achieve greater VM density on your hardware assets, or provision applications without worry of dependency hell? Look no further than next-gen virtualization with Linux Containers.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Boden Russell, an Advisory Software Engineer at IBM Global Technology Services, will provide a Linux Container technology overview including underpinnings, throttling, monitoring, tooling/commoditization, images, security, use cases, pros/cons and why containers are poised as "the next VM" in our modern cloud era. By the end of this session you will have a firm understanding of the Linux Container landscape in today's industry and an appreciation for their realization.

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Boden Russell is an Advisory Software Engineer at IBM Global Technology Services. He develops innovative cutting-edge services and solutions for IBM's Global Technology Services - Advanced Cloud Solutions team. His current focus areas include next-gen Proof of Concepts and SoftLayer integration engagements. With over 10 years of industry experience and 5 years of cloud-based solutions, he is seasoned in all aspects of software solution delivery including traditional and Cloud "as a Service" based models.

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