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What is Hyper?

Hyper.sh is a secure container hosting service. What makes it different from AWS (Amazon Web Services) is that you don't start servers, but start docker images directly from Docker Hub or other registries.
Hyper is a tool in the Containers as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Hyper?

13 companies reportedly use Hyper in their tech stacks, including Firecracker, studio666.descartes, and metamaskbrowser.

94 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hyper.

Hyper Integrations

Docker, Jenkins, GitLab CI, macOS, and Buildbot are some of the popular tools that integrate with Hyper. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Hyper.

Hyper's Features

  • Hyper is able to launch instances in sub-second. Also, Hyper requires the minimal resource footprint: ~12MB mem
  • Hyper is immune from the "shared kernel" problem in container
  • Hyper is hypervisor agnostic
  • Hyper eliminates the need of Guest OS
  • Virtualization is mature. Features like LiveMigration, SDN, SDS have been battle-tested for years

Hyper Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hyper?
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).
A replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.12 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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Hyper's Followers
79 developers follow Hyper to keep up with related blogs and decisions.