Docker and the Linux kernel

This proposal has been accepted as a session.

Accepted Session
60 Minute BoF
Scheduled: Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 5:30 – 6:30pm in Room 26

One Line Summary

a talk about performance, stability and commonly encountered kernel related problems when running Docker


Preliminary list of topics:

  • stability of the Docker storage drivers
  • performance of the storage drivers
  • differences between aufs, devicemapper and btrfs
  • btrfs performance, gotchas, problems and workarounds
  • kernel performance and scalability with containers
  • common problems and errors


containers, docker


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