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DevConf.us 2019 is the 2nd annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Thursday, August 15 to Saturday, August 17, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Friday, August 16 • 16:00 - 16:45
Do Linux Distros Still Matter with Containers?

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In the beginning there was compiling and static linking. My first programs when I was 10 years old worked like that. Then, we discovered dynamic linking. This was great because we could now patch one library and all of the programs would pick up the change on restart. But we created another problem - dependencies. Throughout the history of computing we have solved one problem and created another. Containers are no different. This talk will walk through why we invented Linux distros and why we should continue to appreciate them in a world full of container hosts and images.

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Scott McCarty

Principal Product Manager, Red Hat
At Red Hat, Scott McCarty is a principle product manager for the container subsystem team, which enables key product capabilities in OpenShift Container Platform and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Focus areas includes container runtimes, tools, and images. Working closely with engineering... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2019 16:00 - 16:45 EDT
Conference Auditorium GS Union, BU