LXC vs rkt: What are the differences?
Developers describe LXC as "Linux containers". LXC is a userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features. Through a powerful API and simple tools, it lets Linux users easily create and manage system or application containers. On the other hand, rkt is detailed as "App Container runtime". Rocket is a cli for running App Containers. The goal of rocket is to be composable, secure, and fast.
LXC and rkt can be primarily classified as "Virtual Machine Platforms & Containers" tools.
LXC and rkt are both open source tools. It seems that rkt with 8.7K GitHub stars and 832 forks on GitHub has more adoption than LXC with 2.66K GitHub stars and 797 GitHub forks.