Athens Unikraft Hackathon

Unikraft, Nubificus, the High Speed Communication Networks Lab (HSCN) and the Computing Systems Lab (CSLab) of the National Technical University of Athens (ICCS/NTUA) come together to organize the Unikraft Athens Hackathon to be held on Thursday and Friday, March 30-31, 2023.

The hackathon will take place as an in-person event at the Multimedia Amphitheater at the Zografou campus of NTUA. The full address is: Multimedia Amphitheater, Central Library Building, Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Greece.

Support information and discussions will take place on Discord on the #hack-athens23 channel.


To take part in the hackathon please fill this registration form by Sunday, March 26, 2023, 11pm CET.

Please bring your own laptop. It’s best if you have a native Linux installed on your laptop. For any situation, we will have virtual machines ready, to be able to get hacking quickly and easily.


The hosts of the hackathon are:

As part of the Unikraft community Răzvan Deaconescu and Ștefan Jumărea will be present on-site, with other community members providing support online, on Discord.


Thursday, March 30, 2023

Time (EEST) Session Presenter
10:00 - 10:15 Overview of Unikernels and Unikraft
10:15 - 11:15 Introduction to Unikraft: Building and Running Standard Applications
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:45 Unikraft Internals: Building, Configuring, Using Libraries
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Running (Complex) Applications in Unikraft
15:00 - 16:00 Porting Applications to Unikraft
16:00 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:45 Guest Talks

Friday, March 31, 2023

Time (EEST) Session
10:00 - 10:15 Overview of Hackathon Challenges
10:15 - 11:30 Work on Hackathon Challenges
11:30 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 12:45 Work on Hackathon Challenges
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 17:30 Work on Hackathon Challenges
17:30 - 17:45 Results, Final Remarks