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Wednesday, June 1 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
A Novel Approach for Distributing and Managing Container Images: Integrating CernVM File System and Mesos - Jakob Blomer, CERN; Jie Yu & Artem Harutyunyan, Mesosphere

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CERN developed and is using CernVM File System (CVMFS) to distribute terabytes of software to hundreds of thousands of nodes across hundreds of datacenters. CVMFS uses a combination of lazy loading, extensive indexing, deduplication, caching and geographic distribution. This help to significantly reduce the network load and speed-up the distribution.
All these features make CVMFS a very attractive candidate for solving container-image management and distribution problem in Mesos.
In this talk we are going to present our work on integrating CVMFS client with Mesos agents as well as show how CVMFS backend can be used as a secure and scalable container image registry. We will also run a demo in which we will show how can one launch a container running a popular Linux distribution (image size is about ~300MB) by only downloading a tiny fraction of the image (~6MB).

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Jakob Blomer

Computer Scientist, CERN
Jakob Blomer is a computer scientist in the scientific software group at CERN in Geneva. He is the lead developer of the CernVM File System and the CernVM virtual appliance. Blomer received a PhD in computer science from the Technical University of Munich in 2012 and he was a visiting scholar at John Ousterhout’s group at Stanford University in 2014.
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Artem Harutyunyan

Director of Engineering, Mesosphere
Artem Harutyunyan is a Director of Engineering at Mesosphere where he works on Apache Mesos project. Prior to joining Mesosphere he spent several years at Qualys where he led the design and development of a distributed system for storing and analyzing large volumes of data. Prior to Qualys Artem worked at CERN, where he built geographically distributed large-scale Grid and cloud computing systems.

Jie Yu

Senior Software Engineer, Mesosphere
Jie Yu is a Software Engineer at Mesosphere, Inc, focused on Mesos development. He has worked on several key components in Mesos including containerization, persistence primitives and replicated logs. Before joining Mesosphere, he was a software engineer at Twitter. Jie obtained his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan where he conducted research for concurrent and event-driven systems.

Wednesday June 1, 2016 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Grand Mesa DE

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