BPF of Berkeley Packet Filter mechanism was first introduced in linux in 1997 in version 2.1.75. It has seen a number of extensions of the years. Recently in versions 3.15 - 3.19 it received a major overhaul which drastically expanded it's applicability. This talk will cover how the instruction set looks today and why. It's architecture, capabilities, interface, just-in-time compilers. We will also talk about how it's being used in different areas of the kernel like tracing and networking and future plans.