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Virtual Stack

May 25, 2022

eBPF is one of the most interesting emerging technologies in the area of observability, networking and security. On the 44th episode of the Virtual Stack Podcast, Moustafa Harbi (Sr. Technical Account Manager at Red Hat) and I have a chat about this technology and its use cases in today's enterprise IT industry.
Show Notes:
  • 00:00 - Intros
  • 01:30 - What's eBPF in a nutshell?
  • 06:40 - What can eBPF offer us?
  • 12:30 - In what language or on what framework do we write eBPF code?
  • 14:20 - What are the use cases of eBPF in an enterprise setting?
  • 21:30 - Do eBPF programs create any load on system CPU or memory?
  • 23:00 - How do we use eBPF on an enterprise-wide scale?
  • 24:45 - What's Cilium and what's its relationship with eBPF?
  • 30:30 - What do you think about the future of eBPF and Cilium? Can they change the way we do networking?
  • 35:00 - How can we start learning about eBPF?
  • 39:00 - Closing notes