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Friday, June 16 • 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtio data flow: There and Back Again

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Understanding how data travels between the guest userspace all the way to the host kernel and back can be challenging at first. Going from the different virtqueue areas, the backend initialization, protocol feature negotiation sequence, to the actual buffer exchange, there is a lot to understand, with many players involved.
But fear not! In this talk we will try to unravel these aspects of the journey, and follow data from a real virtio device throughout all its journey… and back again!


Albert Esteve

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Albert is an open-source enthusiast, working as a virtualization developer within RHIVOS product. He previously worked on storage management in oVirt. He is a co-maintainer for Vdsm and ovirt-imageio, being one of the top contributors for the past year. Albert has a keen interest... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2023 4:45pm - 5:00pm CEST
A112 | Lightning Talks
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