1 day / 20+ talks
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November 15, 2016
Co-founder @ Microscaling Systems / UK

Liz Rice

What is a Container? Let’s build one from scratch!

Liz Rice, co-founder of Microscaling Systems, has a wealth of software development, architecture management experience in technology sectors including VOD, music, VoIP and the charity sector. When not building startups and writing code, she loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London.



Containers are a hot topic in DevOps! But what is a container, really? Is it a lightweight VM? Where is the OS? How do containers work? We’ll uncover the basics of how containers work by building one, from scratch, in about 100 lines of Go code.



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Microscaling gives you the power to automate managing those systems. It allows you to adjust container scaling in response to demand, making use of spare capacity for your non-critical or batch-processing tasks.