Lyon Unikraft Hackathon

Unikraft and École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS de Lyon) come together to organize the first Unikraft Lyon Hackathon to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, 2022. The hackathon will take place face-to-face with the possibility to join virtually via Unikraft’s Discord server.

Hackathon Winners

Congratulations to Team #3 for winning the Lyon Unikraft Hackathon contributor challenges:


To take part in the hackathon, either on-site or online, please fill this registration form.


The hackathon will take place at the ENS de Lyon. The hosts of the hackathon are:

  • Alain Tchana, Professor at ENS de Lyon
  • Renaud Lachaize, Assistant Professor at UGA in Grenoble
  • Djob Mvondo, Assistant Professor at Rennes University

The Unikraft community will be present on-site for the hackathon:

Other members of the Unikraft community will provide online support on Discord.


Saturday, May 14, 2022

Time (CET) Session
09:00 - 09:15 High-level presentation of unikernels and Unikraft
09:30 - 10:30 Introduction to Unikraft. First steps in configuring, building
10:30 - 11:45 Inside Unikraft: Building, configuring, using different libraries
11:45 - 13:00 Debugging in Unikraft
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:15 Running (Complex) Application in Unikraft
15:15 - 17:00 FlexOS

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Time (CET) Session
09:00 - 09:15 Overview of hackathon challenges
09:15 - 10:30 Tutorial on porting applications
10:30 - 13:00 Work on hackathon challenges
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 17:00 Work on hackathon challenges
17:00 - 17:30 Results, final remarks