Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, has heard a lot of different myths about what containers can’t do and in a session at OpenStack Silicon Valley event on August 26. So he set out to debunk them.
Polvi is more knowledgeable than most about containers, having built a purpose-designed Linux operating system with CoreOS just to run Docker containers. After seeing some shortcomings with Docker, CoreOS started the appc container specification effort and the Rocket container runtime projects. CoreOS is now helping to unify standards around containers with the Open Container Initiative at the Linux Foundation