On 18/10/16 14:49, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> Dear Miragers,
> I'd like to introduce Takayuki Imada, who is joining the Cambridge Computer
> Lab this week as a visitor for a year-long sabbatical from Hitachi in Japan.
> Takayuki describes himself as a "software virtualisation guy" and the goal of
> his sabbatical is to experiment with various platforms for integrating
> unikernel tech, and particularly MirageOS, into network devices (including
> ARM as well as x86).
> As part of this, he will taking a close look at the Mirage networking
> subsystem and how technologies such as SR-IOV passthrough can link up with
> the various Mirage backends (such as Xen where hardware passthrough is
> relatively mature, and newer backends such as Solo5 where some work needs to
> happen on Linux KVM and FreeBSD for equivalent functionality).
> His first step is starting to learn OCaml, and he attended the ICFP tutorial
> that Mindy and Gemma ran recently. He is now using Real World OCaml as his
> reference text, so please do assist him with any questions he might have
> while we plug the documentation gaps in Mirage3. If you're a network hacker
> (or otherwise!) feel free to find him in the CUCL in FW01.
> Welcome Takayuki!
This is great news! Yes, welcome Takayuki!
It would be great, a little later down the road, if we could set up a
repository, like Solo5, where we can both learn and contribute to
anything hardware related - in the form of both snippets and demonstrators.
The future is looking rosy :-)
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