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101 Essentials - Linux Administration [clear filter]
Wednesday, October 28
 

12:00 GMT

Linux Tracing with BPF, BCC and More - Mauricio Vásquez Bernal & Alban Crequy, Kinvolk
BPF is a virtual machine inside the Linux kernel that allows to load user defined programs that are attached to different kernel hooks (kprobes, tracepoints, uprobes, etc). One BPF’s application is to perform tracing at the kernel level as BPF programs can capture information about different kernel events. BCC (BPF Compiler Collection) is a set of libraries for different languages such as Python, C++, Lua and many ready-to-use tracing tools.  This talk will give a quick introduction of BPF. It’ll present an introduction to the BCC project and its features. A demo of the more popular BCC tools will be done. It’ll also show how to create (or customize) your own tools. Finally, it’ll show how BCC is integrated with other projects to perform tracing in cloud environments like Kubernetes.  

Speakers
avatar for Alban Crequy

Alban Crequy

Co-founder and Director of Kinvolk Labs, Kinvolk
Alban is Co-founder of Kinvolk and director of engineering for Kinvolk Labs. He has a particular interest in integrating BPF into Kubernetes. He’s a maintainer of the gobpf library and has worked on software in the cloud space using BPF with Golang: Weave Scope, Traceleft, Project... Read More →
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Mauricio Vásquez Bernal

Software Engineer, Kinvolk
Mauricio is a contributor of the BCC project. He is part of the Kinvolk Labs team and he is interested in BPF, Kubernetes, networking and low level programming. Before joining Kinvolk, Mauricio worked implementing high performance virtual network functions with BPF. Mauricio loves... Read More →


Wednesday October 28, 2020 12:00 - 12:50 GMT
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