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Thursday, June 1 • 16:50 - 17:30
Bare Metal Container - Kuniyasu Suzaki, AIST

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Container technology becomes popular because of easy customization and quick execution. However, container does not allow kernel customization. For example, DPDK cannot run on Docker, because DPDK requires “igb_uio” and “rte_kni” kernel modules.
BMC: Bare Metal Container solves this problem by a mechanism that offers a suitable kernel for a container image and boots them on a remote physical machine. Although BMC requires the overhead of booting, applications improve their performance and compensate the overhead.
BMC is compatible to Docker and reuses the container images offered by DockerHub. BMC also offers a repository for kernel images. Users select a suitable one for their application. The experiments showed the effect of kernel optimizations for CPU (Hyper Threading), memory (Transparent Huge Pages) and network (Receive Flow Steering) from a low power Atom to a high speed Xeon.

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Kuniyasu Suzaki

Senior Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Kuniyasu Suzaki works at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). He got his Bachelor and Master (Engineering) from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) and Ph.D (Information Science and Technology) from the University of Tokyo. His... Read More →

Thursday June 1, 2017 16:50 - 17:30 JST
Room 6