Docker vs. rkt

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What is Docker?

Docker is an open-source project to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application. The same container that a developer builds and tests on a laptop can run at scale, in production, on VMs, bare metal, OpenStack clusters, public clouds and more.

What is rkt?

Rocket is a cli for running App Containers. The goal of rocket is to be composable, secure, and fast.

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    What are some alternatives to Docker and rkt?

    • LXC - Linux containers
    • LXD - Daemon based on liblxc offering a REST API to manage containers
    • Vagrant Cloud - Share, discover, and create Vagrant environments
    • ZeroVM - Open-source lightweight virtualization platform

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