What is rkt?
Rocket is a cli for running App Containers. The goal of rocket is to be composable, secure, and fast.
rkt is a tool in the Virtual Machine Platforms & Containers category of a tech stack.
rkt is an open source tool with 8.9K GitHub stars and 868 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to rkt's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses rkt?
3 companies reportedly use rkt in their tech stacks, including DevSecOps, Ravelin, and Infrastructure.
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use rkt.
- Composable. All tools for downloading, installing, and running containers should be well integrated, but independent and composable.
- Security. Isolation should be pluggable, and the crypto primitives for strong trust, image auditing and application identity should exist from day one.
- Image distribution. Discovery of container images should be simple and facilitate a federated namespace, and distributed retrieval. This opens the possibility of alternative protocols, such as BitTorrent, and deployments to private environments without the requirement of a registry.
- Open. The format and runtime should be well-specified and developed by a community. We want independent implementations of tools to be able to run the same container consistently.
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