Cloud Native

Mapping the Future of CoreOS’s rkt in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

21 Apr 2017 11:28am, by

On today’s episode of The New Stack Makers, we met up with CoreOS CTO Brandon Philips at CloudNativeCon + KubeCon EU to learn more about the future of rkt, its security-minded container engine, since being adopted into the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. We also discussed rkt’s Kubernetes-styled architecture and how it relates to the overall container ecosystem, and the progression of containers through the years to get to where we are today.


1:07: The evolution of foundations, containers, and open source communities.
6:33: How the continued progression of PaaS and container technology led to developing rkt.
8:43: Discussing rkt’s recent induction into the CNCF, and why it’s important.
11:27: Highlighting the many differences and complexities between cloud infrastructures.
13:48: Exploring rkt’s focus on security.
15:11 What’s next for rkt.

CoreOS and Cloud Native Computing Foundation are sponsors of The New Stack.

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