Linux Bridging In A Virtualized Environment by Robert Harker

Linux bridging is one of the seven mysteries of Linux. What is the br0 device and how does it use the NIC? What is virbr0? The answers to these and many other questions will be answered including how virtual instance use bridges and how they interact with the hosts IPtables.

The goal of this talk is to give the Linux Sysadmin the understanding needed to configure, use and trouble-shoot Linux bridges.

Robert Harker is a Sr. Linux Sysadmin experimenting with building/managing a 5 node OpenStack cluster he calls cloud5. He embraces the DevOps movement and innovation at speed. His last position was working on the Yahoo Sports team as a SE during their transition to a DevOps team using continuous integration for weekly releases and daily software pushes.

This is a Two-Fer! At 8:00 we will also have a talk about QEMU.

Come early! Vivo will once again be providing food and beverages.

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