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bhyvecon Tokyo 2017 - The BSD Hypervisor Conference

The fourth annual bhyvecon Tokyo will take place on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 between 18:30 and 21:30 after the AsiaBSDCon 2017 tutorials.

bhyvecon is the only conference dedicated to BSD Hypervisors including FreeBSD bhyve and Xen, OpenBSD vmm and NetBSD Xen.

Admission is free of charge but both seating and the bento dinners are available on a first come, first serve basis. Online registration will be available a few weeks in advance of the event.

Call for Participation: Please contact Michael Dexter if you would like to submit a bhyvecon talk proposal.

Call for Sponsors: Please also contact Michael Dexter if you are interested in sponsoring bhyvecon.

See you there!

The bhyvecon Tokyo 2016 talks:

  • Michael Dexter: A Brief History of BSD Virtualization and a bhyve Update
  • Kris Moore: An introduction to the PC-BSD sysadm/bhyve API - PDF
  • Mike Larkin: OpenBSD vmm Update - PDF
  • Reyk Floeter: OpenBSD vmd Update - PDF
  • Mihai Carabas: bhyve/ARM Update - PDF
  • Roger Pau Monné: FreeBSD Xen x86/ARM Update - PDF

Thank you ScaleEngine and Miguel Moll for providing refreshments!


bhyvecon 2016 was dedicated to the late, brilliant Benjamin Perrault who was planning to play a significant role in bhyvecon and AsiaBSDCon 2016. The bhyve community misses you terribly and thanks you for your many contributions to OpenBSD, FreeBSD and NetBSD.

Please contact Michael Dexter if you have any questions regarding bhyvecon 2016.

The bhyvecon Tokyo 2015 talks:

  • What's new in bhyve by Peter Grehan - PDF
  • An Introduction to bhyveucl by Allan Jude
  • Xen virtualization on FreeBSD by Roger Pau Monné - PDF

bhyvecon Tokyo 2014 talks: