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