Introduction Fedora CoreOS (FCOS) with Benjamin Gilbert and Ben Breard (Red Hat) – OpenShift Commons Briefing

 

Fedora CoreOS is the new container-centric operating system from the Fedora community and Red Hat.

In this briefing, Benjamin Gilbert, Fedora CoreOS technical lead, and Ben Breard, product manager, describe how Fedora CoreOS supports immutable infrastructure to make clusters easier to manage and also discuss future development plans, including integration with OKD.

Fedora CoreOS is an automatically updating, minimal, monolithic, container-focused operating system, designed for clusters but also operable standalone, optimized for Kubernetes, but also great without it. It aims to combine the best of both CoreOS Container Linux and Fedora Atomic Host, integrating technology like Ignition from Container Linux with rpm-ostree and SELinux hardening from Project Atomic. Its goal is to provide the best container host to run containerized workloads securely and at scale.

Fedora CoreOS is an open source project associated with the Fedora Project. We are aiming for high compatibility with existing Container Linux configuration and user experience, and we expect to provide documentation and tooling to help migrate from Container Linux to Fedora CoreOS.

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Fedora CoreOS OpenShift Commons Briefing July 25 2019

OKD Working Group:

The OKD working group’s purpose is to discuss, give guidance & enable collaboration on current development efforts for OKD4, Fedora CoreOS (FCOS) and Kubernetes. The OKD WG will also include discussion of shared community goals for OKD4 and beyond. Join us for the upcoming OKD Working Group Meeting on July 31st 2019 

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