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Wednesday, July 13 • 15:00 - 15:40
IPC for the Partitioning Hypervisor Jailhouse - Jan Kiszka, Siemens AG

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The Jailhouse hypervisor for Linux was created to enable strict partitioning between multiple operating systems or bare-metal workloads on multicore systems. However, these partitions typically have a need for exchanging data between each other while maintaining the isolation, for real-time, functional safety or security reasons.

In this talk, we will present our requirements on inter-partition communication mechanisms, look into existing building blocks, in Jailhouse as well as in other solutions. We will show results of a prototype that allows building virtual networks between partitions as well as provide an outlook on the next steps. Furthermore, we will discuss how these results could be reused beyond the Jailhouse use case.


Jan Kiszka

Senior Key Expert, Siemens AG
Jan Kiszka is working as consultant and senior software engineer in the Competence Center for Embedded Linux at Siemens Corporate Technology. He is supporting Siemens sectors with adapting and enhancing open source as platform for their products. For customer projects and whenever his spare time permits, he is contributing to open source projects, specifically in the area of real-time and virtualization.

Wednesday July 13, 2016 15:00 - 15:40

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