UTCS Colloquium/Corporate Connection: Nils Nieuwejaar/Sun Microsystems Inc. The Many Flavors of System Virtualization BURDINE Hall 224 Tuesday October 16 2007 2:00 p.m.

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Oct 16, 2007 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Type of Talk: UTCS Colloquium/Corporate Connectio

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Speaker Name/Affiliation: Nils Nieuwejaar/SUN Microsystems Inc.<

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Date/Time: Tuesday October 16 2007 2:00 p.m.

Location BU

RDINE Hall 224

Host: Greg Lavender

Talk Title: The Many F

lavors of System Virtualization

Talk Abstract:
Virtualization ena

bles more efficient use of limited resources
by allowing multiple appl

ications or users to share the same
hardware securely efficiently an

d transparently. OpenSolaris
includes technologies that provide a wide
range of virtualization
solutions including Xen Containers Branded

Zones & Resource
Management. This talk will describe these different t

echnologies
the relationships between them and how to select the appr

opriate
solution for your problem.

Speaker Bio:
Nils Nieuwejaa

r has a PhD in Computer Science from Dartmouth
College. He has been at

Sun for 11 years where he has worked on
parallel filesystems multi-nod

e shared memory NUMA optimizations
and high performance computing. He
has been a member of the
Solaris Kernel group for the last 4 years mos

tly looking at
virtualization issues.