Lightweight virtual machines that seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem
Kata Containers is an open source project and community working to build a standard implementation of lightweight Virtual Machines (VMs) that feel and perform like containers, but provide the workload isolation and security advantages of VMs
Details for kata-containers
Apache-2.0 OR BSD-2-Clause OR BSD-3-Clause-Clear OR GPL-2.0 OR LGPL-2.1 OR MIT
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install kata-containers, simply use the following command: