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Awesome Containers

A curated list of awesome Linux Containers frameworks, libraries and software

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Foundations

Specifications

OCI Runtime Specification

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[Project ended] rkt is a pod-native container engine for Linux. It is composable, secure, and built on standards.

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[UNMAINTAINED] This is the reference implementation of the Nulecule container application Specification: Atomic App

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Cloud Native Application Bundle Specification

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Clouds

Operating Systems

Hypervisors

A curated list of Docker resources and projects

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Daemon based on liblxc offering a REST API to manage containers

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Creates a system where users are forced to login in dedicated independent docker containers.

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Process supervisor that supports linux containers

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Containers

CLI tool for spawning and running containers according to the OCI specification

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Docker implemented in around 100 lines of bash

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[Project ended] rkt is a pod-native container engine for Linux. It is composable, secure, and built on standards.

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LXC - Linux Containers

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Vagga is a containerization tool without daemons

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Linux containers control plane

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Yet another Linux container management system

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A basic user tool to execute simple docker containers in batch or interactive systems without root privileges

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lmctfy is the open source version of Google’s container stack, which provides Linux application containers.

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OCI (Open Containers Initiative) compatible runtime for Intel® Architecture

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RailCar: Rust implementation of the Open Containers Initiative oci-runtime

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Build and run layered root filesystems.

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MIT

Hypervisor-based Runtime for OCI

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Podman: A tool for managing OCI containers and pods

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Secure and fast microVMs for serverless computing.

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Sandboxes

A light-weight process isolation tool, making use of Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf syscall filters (with help of the kafel bpf language)

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Run programs on linux with selectively restricted permissions.

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LGPL-3.0

Unprivileged sandboxing tool

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Singularity: Application containers for Linux

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Partial Access

Enter kernel namespaces from Python

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Works with Linux namespaces througth glibc with pure python

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Moby Project - a collaborative project for the container ecosystem to assemble container-based systems

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Filesystem

container-diff: Diff your Docker containers

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A tool that facilitates building OCI images

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Work with remote images registries - retrieving information, images, signing content

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Standalone, daemon-less, unprivileged Dockerfile and OCI compatible container image builder.

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MIT

Container build and runtime tool

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Program to reverse Docker images into Dockerfiles

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A tool for exploring each layer in a docker image

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Go library and CLIs for working with container registries

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Build Container Images In Kubernetes

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"Docker Push Readme" - a Docker CLI plugin to update container repo docs

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Dashboard

Self-hosted web application for monitoring docker.

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Making Docker and Kubernetes management easy.

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Zlib

Lightweight mobile-friendly Docker Swarm management UI

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Best practices

Tools

The Docker Bench for Security is a script that checks for dozens of common best-practices around deploying Docker containers in production.

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Custom & better AppArmor profile generator for Docker containers.

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Assessing compliance of a container

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drydock provides a flexible way of assessing the security of your Docker daemon configuration and containers using editable audit templates

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GPL-2.0

Quick and Easy server testing/validation

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A proxy for docker.sock that enforces access control and isolated privileges

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Application Kernel for Containers

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A tool to help forensicate offline docker acquisitions

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OCI hook to trace syscalls and generate a seccomp profile

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Links

Another Information Sources

The Container Ecosystem Project

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