19 Oct 2022
About six years ago, I quit my dream job at Red Hat to physically move to Germany. An unexpected casualty of that move was that my contributions to Fedora dried up. I kept running Fedora on all my systems, and also kept in touch with the Indian and APAC ambassadors;... →
22 Mar 2021
Since about 4 years back, I’ve not really paid much attention to this blog - other than switching the backend from WordPress to Jekyll static pages served via Gitlab Pages. That means not only did I not write much content in those years, I ignored the site maintenance as well,... →
13 Feb 2021
I recently bought the Turris Omnia router. It’s a security-focused router developed by the Czech NIC, a non-profit organization that controls the .cz TLD. It started as a research project for securing home networks. The organization has since launched a variety of hardware devices for secure home networking. At EUR... →
18 Jan 2021
Someone recently put the “what do we think about 2020” question differently, and very nicely: Many book readers like to skip to the end of books, and read the climax first, as they can’t stand the suspense. Had 2020 been a book, what would you have thought when skipping ahead,... →
04 Nov 2016
As promised in the earlier post, I've written an article on some of the history and the journey of the KVM project: https://lwn.net/Articles/705160/ I was initially going to just do a writeup on this blog, but I asked the folks at LWN if they were interested.. and they were! This... →
19 Oct 2016
We recently celebrated 25 years of Linux on the 25th anniversary of the famous email Linus sent to announce the start of the Linux project. Going by the same yardstick, today marks the 10th anniversary of the KVM project -- Avi Kivity first announced the project on the 19th Oct,... →
18 Mar 2016
I did a talk earlier today at the wonderful venue of the Science Centre Singapore at FOSSASIA 2016, titled 'Virtualization and Containers.' Over the last few years, several "cool new" and "next big thing" technologies have been introduced to the world, and these buzzwords leave people all dazed and confused.... →
10 Feb 2016
The FOSDEM folks have processed and released the video on my "Live Migration of Virtual Machines From The Bottom Up" talk. Available at this location.
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31 Jan 2016
I just did a talk titled 'Live Migration of Virtual Machines From The Bottom Up' at the FOSDEM conference in Brussels, Belgium. The slides are available at this location. The talk introduced the KVM stack (Linux, KVM, QEMU, libvirt) and live migration; introduced ways the higher layers (especially oVirt and... →
28 Jan 2016
I was interviewed by the FOSDEM folks on my upcoming talk on KVM Live Migration.
I was also interviewed by Brian Proffitt, who has written an article that serves as a preview for the talk.
Looking forward to the talk this Sunday!