Netdev 0x16 Day 1 - 5 videos released

Wed, 18, Jan. 2023

Our session recordings are up on YouTube now!

Day 1 YouTube Playlist:

Day 2 YouTube Playlist:

Day 3 YouTube Playlist:

Day 4 YouTube Playlist:

Day 5 YouTube Playlist:

Netdev 0x16 Day 1 and 2 videos released

Thu, 22, Dec. 2022

Day 1 and 2 of our session recordings are up on YouTube now!

Day 1 YouTube Playlist:

Day 2 YouTube Playlist:

Netdev 0x16 Schedule is up

Tue, 04, Oct. 2022

We are pleased to announce the tentative schedule for 0x16. There may be some minor changes going forward, if any, but the overall theme will remain.

The schedule is at:

We are honored to announce industry and academic luminary John Ousterhout as the keynote speaker for Netdev conf 0x16

Fri, 23, Sep. 2022

John Ousterhout is the Bosack Lerner Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. His current research focuses on new software stack layers to allow datacenter applications to take advantage of communication and storage technologies with microsecond-scale latencies.

Ousterhout’s prior positions include 14 years in industry, where he founded two companies (Scriptics and Electric Cloud), preceded by 14 years as Professor of Computer Science at U.C. Berkeley. He is author of the book “A Philosophy of Software Design”, co-creator of the Raft consensus protocol, and creator of the Tcl scripting language and the Tk toolkit.

Ousterhout received a BS degree in Physics from Yale University and a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has received numerous awards, including the ACM Software System Award, the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, and the U.C. Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award.

Registration for Netdev 0x16 is now OPEN!

Wed, 21, Sep. 2022

The Netdev 0x16 conference is now open for registration! Get your tickets soon, because the conference starts on October 24th.

Bronze Sponsor, OpenVPN

Sat, 10, Sep. 2022

OpenVPN® Inc., a longtime supporter of the open source community, offers two secure networking solutions for small, medium, and enterprise businesses with unmatched flexibility, scalability, and ease of use.

OpenVPN Cloud provides secure communication between an organization’s distributed workforce, IoT/IIoT devices, and the online services they rely on daily, with a secure virtualized network offered as a service.

OpenVPN Access Server, our self-hosted solution, simplifies the rapid deployment of a secure remote access solution with a web-based graphic user interface and built-in OpenVPN Connect Client installer.

With over 60 million downloads of our core open source software and over 20,000 commercial customers, OpenVPN is recognized as a global leader in secure networking.

Bronze Sponsor, Jump Trading

Fri, 09, Sep. 2022

Jump Trading Group is a research-based electronic trading firm with 1,300+ employees and over a dozen offices across the globe. Founded in the trading pits of Chicago in 1999, our continued success is driven by partnering sophisticated quantitative research with bleeding-edge technology to trade the global markets.

Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We research, design, develop, and deploy technologies that constantly change our world, fund startup-ups across industries, and partner with global research organizations and universities to continue solving problems.

Bronze Sponsor, NVIDIA

Thu, 08, Sep. 2022

NVIDIA is the leader in open networking with end-to-end solutions for SmartNICs, DPUs, open optics, and accelerated data center switches. NVIDIA is committed to open-source at all layers of the software and hardware stack with open networking initiatives like Linux Networking, SwitchDev, DENT, and the SONiC network operating systems and believes that open-source has the power to accelerate innovation and benefits everyone.

Bronze Sponsor, HAProxy

Thu, 08, Sep. 2022

HAProxy Technologies is the company behind HAProxy, the world’s fastest and most widely used software load balancer. Rapidly deploy HAProxy products to deliver websites and applications with the utmost performance, observability, and security at any scale and in any environment.

Bronze Sponsor, ByteDance

Sat, 27, Aug. 2022

Founded in 2012, ByteDance’s mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok, Helo, and Resso, as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content.

Bronze Sponsor, Gcore

Thu, 25, Aug. 2022

Gcore is an international leader in public cloud and edge computing, content delivery, hosting and security solutions. Gcore is headquartered in Luxembourg with offices in Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Cyprus, providing infrastructure to global leaders in their industries. Awarded 25+ industry leading accreditations.

Gcore manages its own global IT infrastructure across 6 continents with one of the best network performances in Europe, North America, Asia & LATAM according to Cedexis (Citrix company) independent analytical system due to average response time worldwide 20-30 ms, although in several regions, under 3-5 ms. Gcore’s network consists of 150+ points of presence around the world in reliable Tier IV and Tier III data centers, with total capacity exceeding 110 Tbps.

Gold Sponsor, Meta

Wed, 17, Aug. 2022

Meta believes open source accelerates the pace of innovation in the world. By sharing our code, our stack, or even our hardware designs, we’re moving the industry forward while giving other companies and individuals a chance to use our platform to scale more quickly and build great products.

Bronze Sponsor, secunet

Wed, 10, Aug. 2022

secunet is Germany’s leading cybersecurity company. In an increasingly connected world, the company’s combination of products and consulting assures resilient digital infrastructures and the utmost protection for data, applications and digital identities. secunet specialises in areas with unique security requirements – such as cloud, IIoT, eGovernment and eHealth. With security solutions from secunet, companies can maintain the highest security standards in digitisation projects and advance their digital transformation.

secunet is an IT security partner to the Federal Republic of Germany and a partner of the German Alliance for Cyber Security.

Platinum Sponsor, Intel®

Tue, 02, Aug. 2022

Open Source Software isn’t just important for Intel, it’s absolutely critical for its success in data center networking and edge computing. For many years Intel has been one of the leading contributors to Linux kernel and Linux networking technologies. This year we continue our tradition of enthusiastic support and participation in Netdev with our platinum sponsorship.

Bronze Sponsor, ZEVENET

Tue, 26, Jul. 2022

We support NetDev based on our belief in the network and architecture optimization to guarantee the continuity of the services by ensuring the high availability, massively scalable, high performance and security with the most cutting-edge, easy user experience and open source technology for the activity of our worldwide users.

Bronze Sponsor, Mojatatu

Thu, 21, Jul. 2022

Mojatatu believes in giving back to the Linux netdev community and has supported every single Netdev conf since inception. Mojatatu continues to pioneer in next generation SDN.

Platinum Sponsor, Google

Tue, 12, Jul. 2022

Google believes that open source is good for everyone.

By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology.

Media Sponsor,

Fri, 08, Jul. 2022 aims to be the premier news and information source for the free software community. We provide comprehensive coverage of the development of the Linux kernel and other open-source software projects, information on security issues and concerns, as well as other topics relevant to those communities. The Weekly Edition is our weekly summary of what has gone on, while the front page is updated frequently with news of interest from those worlds.

Platinum Sponsor, Juniper Networks

Thu, 30, Jun. 2022

Juniper Networks simplifies the complexities of networking with products, solutions and services in the cloud era to transform the way we connect, work and live. We remove the traditional constraints of networking to enable our customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks that connect the world.

For example, Junos routing offers quality, feature rich routing functionality in a container, delivering best-of-breed routing with One Junos Experience across the cloud on routers, servers or any Linux-based device.

Bronze Sponsor, Tempesta

Fri, 24, Jun. 2022

Tempesta Technologies develops Tempesta FW (, an open source hybrid of a Web accelerator and a multi-layer firewall. It’s tightly coupled with the Linux TCP/IP stack and employs cutting edge technologies to efficiently block DDoS and web attacks and provide outstanding web application performance in normal operation.

Silver Sponsor, AMD

Wed, 15, Jun. 2022

For applications to scale, networking is very important. AMD is pleased to help enable NetDev collaboration events.

Netdev 0x16 Call for Submissions

Tue, 07, Jun. 2022

We are pleased to announce the opening of Call For Submissions(CFS) for Netdev 0x16.

For overview of topics, submissions and requirements please visit:

For submitted sessions, we employ a blind review process carried out by the Program Committee. Please refer to:

Important dates:

  • Closing of CFS: Wed, Sept. 7, 2022
  • Notification by: Thu, Sept. 15, 2022
  • Conference dates: Oct 24th - 28th, 2022