CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

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CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)

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What is CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)?

CoreOS rkt or Container Linux was a rival to Docker that was acquired by Red Hat, then given to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The project has since been discontinued.

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What is CoreOS rkt / Container Linux (project ended)?

CoreOS rkt or Container Linux was a rival to Docker that was acquired by Red Hat, then given to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The project has since been discontinued.

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Score 7 out of 10
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CoreOS rkt is well suited for any development environment where operating systems and hardware are not homogeneous. CoreOS rkt allows us to write code on one machine with the confidence that it will work on any other. This has been immensely helpful as our developers are often switching to the latest and greatest machines and operating systems.

CoreOS rkt is less suited for environments that are not Software as a Service. There is often no need to bring the entire developer environment and associated dependencies when delivering a one time product. In these environments CoreOS rkt just adds unneeded overhead.
March 10, 2017

Keep It Simple - RKT

Ján Sáreník | TrustRadius Reviewer
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It is very well suited for local testing where one knows what is being worked on and knows all the dependencies of the software project. On the other hand, it would be less appropriate in situations where a simple chroot can do the trick without the overhead of running a Go application.