Room 1

15:00 - 16:00 (UTC+02)

Talk (60 min)

Diving deeper into control groups (cgroups) v2

Continuing on from "An introduction to control groups (cgroups) version 2", this presentation takes a look at some of the more advanced features of cgroups version 2, namely, cgroup release notification, delegation (passing management of cgroup subhierarchies to unprivileged users), and thread mode.

Michael Kerrisk

Michael Kerrisk is a programmer, writer, and trainer who has a passion for investigating and explaining software systems. He is the author of "The Linux Programming Interface", a widely acclaimed book on Linux (and UNIX) system programming. He has been actively involved in the Linux development community since 2000, operating mainly in the area of testing, design review, and documentation of kernel-user-space interfaces. Since 2004, he has maintained the Linux "man-pages" project, which provides the primary documentation for Linux system calls and C library functions. Michael is a New Zealander, living in Munich, Germany, from where he operates a training business ( providing low-level Linux programming courses in Europe, North America, and occasionally further afield.