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Saturday, February 20 • 9:45am - 10:25am
Containers are Linux - but what does it mean?

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"Containers are Linux" is an interesting and bold statement that you might have read in blogs or seen on T-shirts. Do you know what it really means though?

In this workshop, we will guide you through the processes of running a fully functioning container without the usage of tools such as Docker, Podman or Kubernetes. Indeed, everything you need to start a container on your laptop is a couple of commands like chroot, unshare, mount and few others - all of them natively present on most Linux distributions. We believe that this hands-on experience will help you understand how containers are implemented on the low level.

Requirements: Linux workstation (virtual machine will do just fine). Even though it's possible to run containers on other operating systems with the usage of specialized tools, we won't have capacity to guide you through that process.


Jan Zmeškal

Software Engineer, Red Hat
I've spent most of my technical career so far as a Quality Engineer, primarily testing Red Hat Virtualization's integration with other products of Red Hat portfolio. In 2020, I switched to Software Engineering path and now I'm developing container image security scanner clair.

Saturday February 20, 2021 9:45am - 10:25am CET
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