Specializing the Data Path - let's hook into the Linux network stack
Ever needed to add your custom logic into the network stack?
Ever hacked the network stack but wasn't certain you're doing right?
In this session, we will talk about various mechanism that allow adding custom packet processing logic to network stack's data path.
We will be covering topics such as packet sockets, netfilter hooks, traffic control actions and ebpf. We will discuss their applicable use-cases, advantages and disadvantages.
19:00-19:15 - Gathering
19:15-20:00 - Part I
20:00-20:10 - Break
20:10-21:00 - Part II
About the speaker:
Shmulik Ladkani is a Tech Lead at Ravello Systems.
Shmulik started his career at Jungo (acquired by NDS/Cisco) implementing residential gateway software, focusing on embedded Linux, Linux kernel, networking and hardware/software integration.
51966 coffees and billions of forwarded packets later, with millions of homes running his software, Shmulik left his position as Jungo’s lead architect and joined Ravello Systems (acquired by Oracle) as tech lead, developing a virtual data center as a cloud service. He's now focused around virtualization systems, network virtualization and SDN.
About the host:
INFINIDAT was founded in 2011 by Moshe Yanai and focused on solving the problems storage buyers face when they are forced to choose between cost, capacity, functionality, reliability and performance. INFINIDAT enables you to have it all – today, and at a price you can afford.
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