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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June 20, 2018 in Blog

CRI-O: How Standards Power a Container Runtime

By Joe Brockmeier, Red Hat The CRI-O project (part of the former Kubernetes incubator) is busy working on the upcoming 1.11 release, which will be released in conjunction with the…
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May 1, 2018 in Blog

OCI Member Spotlight: OpenStack (Kata Containers)

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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April 16, 2018 in Blog

Teaming up with Docker to Support a Diverse Container Ecosystem

With a commitment to driving inclusivity in the community, OCI is proud to be an official Diversity Scholarship sponsor for DockerCon 2018. By actively seeking ways to increase the ecosystem’s…
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