Cilium with Thomas Graf


November 4th, 2020

29 mins 28 secs

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) speaks with Thomas Graf (@tgraf__) about Cilium, the open-source networking, observability, and security software for cloud-native applications based on eBPF. Thomas is the co-founder and CTO of Isovalent, which maintains both eBPF and Cilium. Listen to today’s episode for a discussion of how Thomas’ work has leveled up the Linux kernel and the possibilities of network infrastructure in a cloud-native world.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The impact of simultaneous development on Cilium and eBPF
  • Google’s incorporation of Cilium
  • Shortening the gap between writing kernel code and its deployment
  • What JavaScript and eBPF have in common
  • Cilium’s sister project, Hubble


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