OPEN CONTAINER INITIATIVE

AN OPEN GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE FOR THE EXPRESS PURPOSE OF CREATING OPEN INDUSTRY STANDARDS AROUND CONTAINER FORMATS AND RUNTIME

Established in June 2015 by Docker and other leaders in the container industry, the OCI currently contains two specifications: the Runtime Specification (runtime-spec) and the Image Specification (image-spec). The Runtime Specification outlines how to run a “filesystem bundle” that is unpacked on disk. At a high-level an OCI implementation would download an OCI Image then unpack that image into an OCI Runtime filesystem bundle. At this point the OCI Runtime Bundle would be run by an OCI Runtime.

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February 20, 2018 in Blog

OCI Announces 2018 TOB Election Results

By Chris Aniszczyk (@cra) It’s 2018 and after shipping the v1.0 specifications last year, we’re nearing contributions from 300+ contributors across 70+ organizations. Today the community is hard at work…
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February 13, 2018 in Blog

OCI Member Spotlight: Kontena

The OCI community is comprised of a diverse set of member organizations that are committed to creating open industry standards around a container image format and runtime. This blog series…
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November 10, 2017 in Blog

OCI Update: v1.0.1 Release and New Maintainer

The OCI community continues to be hard at work, having just issued the first update to OCI v.1.0, after five months of focusing on stability. OCI 1.0.1 contains updates to…
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