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Build lightweight VMs 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

Last updated
  • 8 June 2022


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