March 13-15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

The container is a lie!

Containers are all the rage these days. But... what are they? What exactly is a container and how does it work? Just how does a container differ from the “old” silver bullet, virtual machines?
This session will go deep on how computers work at a low level and build our way up to what containers really are, how they work, and what makes them so powerful. Containers mean more than just Docker.

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Larry Garfield

Larry Garfield has been building websites since he was a sophomore in high school. Larry was an active Drupal contributor and consultant for over a decade, and led the Drupal 8 Web Services initiative that helped transform Drupal into a modern PHP platform.

Larry is Director of Developer Experience at, a leading continuous deployment cloud hosting company, and a member of the PHP-FIG Core Committee.

Larry holds a Master’s degree from DePaul University.

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