Red Hat Releases CRI-O 1.0 for Kubernetes Container Runtime

Red Hat announced the official 1.0 general availability release of CRI-O on Oct. 16, providing a competitive alternative to running the Docker runtime in Kubernetes deployments. The news comes as the DockerCon EU conference gets underway in Copenhagen, Denmark from Oct. 16-19.

CRI-O makes use the Container Runtime Interface (CRI) within Kubernetes that makes it easier for organizations to choose a container runtime, rather than just relying on Docker as a default.