Athens 2023

Athens Unikraft Hackathon, March 30-31, 2023

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)SessionPresenter
10:00 - 10:15Overview of Unikernels and UnikraftRăzvan Deaconescu
10:15 - 11:15Introduction to Unikraft: Building and RunningȘtefan Jumărea
11:15 - 11:30Break
11:30 - 12:45Unikraft Internals: Building, Configuring, Using LibrariesRăzvan Deaconescu
12:45 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Running (Complex) Applications in UnikraftȘtefan Jumărea
15:00 - 16:00Porting Applications to UnikraftRăzvan Deaconescu
16:00 - 16:15Break
16:15 - 16:45Guest Talk: The Value of Unikernels
in the Emerging Disaggregated HPC and AI Clusters
Dimitris Syrivelis
16:45 - 17:15Guest Talk: Unikernels for ServerlessAnastassios Nanos
(Nubicus Ltd.)
17:15 - 17:45Guest Talk: Running MPI Applications on Toro UnikernelMatias Vara Larsen
(Vates / Toro Unikernel)

Friday, March 31, 2023#

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

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