“Linux containers are implementations of operating system-level virtualization for the Linux operating system. Several implementations exist, all based on the virtualization, isolation, and resource management mechanisms provided by the Linux kernel, notably Linux namespaces and cgroups. These include:” (WP)
- Docker, first released on 13 March 2013; 8 years ago
- lmctfy, initially developed by Google and released on 13 October 2013; 7 years ago and not actively developed since 2015.
- LXC (Linux Containers), first released on August 6, 2008; 12 years ago
- LXD, an alternative wrapper around LXC developed by Canonical
- Rkt (archived), originally developed by CoreOS inc. and acquired by Red Hat inc.
- Charliecloud, a set of container tools used on HPC systems
- Kata Containers MicroVM Platform <https://katacontainers.io/>
- Bottlerocket is a Linux-based open-source operating system that is purpose-built by Amazon Web Services for running containers on virtual machines or bare metal hosts
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- ^ “Rkt container engine”.
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- ^ “Red Hat to Acquire CoreOS”. Red Hat inc. Retrieved 30 Jan 2018.
- ^ Poettering, Lennart. “systemd For Administrators, Part XXI”. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
- ^ Rootless containers with Podman and fuse-overlayfs, CERN Workshop, 2019-06-04
- ^ https://hpc.github.io/charliecloud/. Retrieved 4 October 2020. Missing or empty
- ^ “Bottlerocket is a Linux-based operating system purpose-built to run containers”.