Unikraft with Alexander Jung and Simon Kuenzer

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander), Alexander Jung (@nderjung) and Simon Kuenzer (Github: @skuenzer) get technical on Unikraft, the open-source unikernel development kit. Unikernels are specialized, high performing OS images that have the potential to revolutionize virtualization. Unikraft makes unikernels easy to use by prioritizing modularity, security, and POSIX-compatibility.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How Unikraft seeks wider adoption of unikernels in real-world applications
  • Unikraft’s background in research and academia
  • Bottom-up as well as top-down specialization
  • Building a community with a large proportion of students