Episode 445: Thomas Graf on eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter)

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Thomas Graf, co-founder of Cilium, discusses eBPF and how it can be leveraged to improve kernel-level visibility. Host Justin Beyer spoke with Graf about where eBPF and XDP can be leveraged and how they function at the kernel level. They also explored how eBPF can be leveraged across multiple networking, observability, and security use cases, including in microservice environments. They also discussed how eBPF projects, such as Cilium, can compare to side-car service mesh models, such as Istio.

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