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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
October 21 & October 25 | Co-Located Events, Tutorials, & Workshops
October 22-24 | Conference
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Tuesday, October 23 • 12:20 - 13:00
Elivepatch: Flexible Distributed Linux Kernel Live Patching - Alice Ferrazzi & Takanori Suzuki, Cybertrust

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“Elivepatch” addresses the limitations and shortcomings of the current distributed live patching services as follows:
• 3rd-party trust: Trust on a third-party service can be eliminated by deploying Elivepatch in-house.
• Custom kernel configurations: Live patches can be created for different kernel versions and configurations by varying the parameters to Elivepatch.
• Modified kernels: Support is extended to locally modified kernels (e.g. out-of-tree patch sets) by sending the server a list of patches that should be applied before the live patch creation process starts.
• Client-generated patches: In Elivepatch, clients specify the live patches to be created whereas current systems only support vendor-generated patches.
• Security auditing: Elivepatch is completely open source and thus fully auditable.
We will also talk also about future ideas:
• Porting to different distributions
• Livepatch CI/CD testing

Speakers
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Alice Ferrazzi

OSS Embedded Developer, Cybertrust Japan
Alice Ferrazzi is a Gentoo Linux Developer and the Gentoo Kernel Project Leader, working on Gentoo ebuild, eclass writing and kernel. She is also part of the Gentoo Foundation Board Members. | She holds Gentoo study meetings in Tokyo, Japan and organizes Gentoo booth at various... Read More →
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Takanori Suzuki

Linux OSS developer, Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd.
Takanori Suzuki is a Linux OSS Developer, working on OSS monitoring software, MIRACLE ZBX for Cybertrust. He had a presentation about mruby extension for MIRACLE ZBX at Ruby World Conference. He also joined Hatohol development.



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:20 - 13:00
Kilsyth Room, Level 0

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