You Can Now Install Kata Containers VMs as a Snap on Ubuntu, Other Linux Distros

Recently launched, the Kata Containers project combines technologies from the Intel Clear Containers and Hyper runV to provide the Open Source community with extremely lightweight and super fast booting virtual machines that have been designed with the speed of Linux containers and the security offered by virtual machines to seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem.

Today, the Kata Containers project announces the availability of their Kata Containers virtual machine software in Canonical’s Snap Store, allowing the Ubuntu Linux community and users of other Snap-enabled Linux-based operating systems to easily install the application on their machines using the universal binary format known as Snap.