Michael Lucas, author of Absolute FreeBSD series, shows up at Michigan!/usr/group to discuss the state of FreeBSD today, from storage encrypting, networking, jails to Poudriere. Watch the talk below and learn something new about BSD!
Over a quarter of the Internet’s traffic at any one time is served by FreeBSD. It supports many of the root nameservers that hold DNS together, and appears in devices ranging from EMC storage towers to the PlayStation 4. FreeBSD is royal blood Unix, with some components dating back nearly forty years. If FreeBSD is in all these places, how come we don’t hear more about it? Tonight we’re going to fix that.