Samuel Ortiz
Principal Engineer @Intel Open Source Technology Center

Samuel is a Principal Engineer at Intel's Open Source Technology Center, where he currently leads the Kata Containers and Clear Containers project. He's also the Linux kernel NFC maintainer and one of the CRI-O maintainers. In previous lives Samuel worked on networking and connectivity, maintaining pieces of the kernel, entire wireless stacks and dealing with obsolete protocols like infrared. He also worked on scaling and lowering production costs for Android by building the IRDA stack. Samuel holds a MS in Computer Science and Automation from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

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Talk : Optimizing For Production Workloads

Other talks from track Operating Systems: LinuxKit, Unikernels, & Beyond

Engineer @Redhat working on CRI-O Container Runtime
Chief Researcher in the Systems and Machine Learning Group at NEC Laboratories Europe

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