Unikraft Blog

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We’re excited to announce Unikraft v0.9.0 (Hyperion) and to show off many of the things the community has been working on over the last two months. In this blog post, we highlight some of the new features available in Unikraft.
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Razvan Deaconescu
We’re excited to announce that three Unikraft projects will be part of Google Summer of Code, with three students funded during the summer of 2022: Adding SMP Synchronization student: Sairaj Kodilkar, from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada mentors: Marc Rittinghaus, Cristian Vijelie Intel SGX-based Isolation for Unikraft
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Felipe Huici
We have finally gotten around to documenting all of the security features that make Unikraft and exciting platform for those interested in security work and secure deployments. We have split the document into 1).
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Felipe Huici
We are extremely proud to have been accepted as an organization for Google Summer of Code 2022 (GSoC'22), a global online program focused on bringing new contributors into open source software development.
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Alexander Jung
Unikraft will appear at the International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS'22) with both a paper, FlexOS: Towards Flexible OS Isolation, focusing on new security aspects introduced at Unikraft as well as a general introductory workshop to Unikraft to be led by Razvan Deaconescu, Alexander Jung, Hugo Lefeuvre, Vlad Bădoiu, Cristian Vijelie and Pierre Olivier.
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Alexander Jung
As the new year begins, we’re excited to show off many of the things the community has been working over the last two months. It’s become a tradition now that Unikraft celebrates a new release at FOSDEM'22, and we’ve come a long way since our initial release at FOSDEM'18.
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Felipe Huici
The open source Unikraft project is proud to announce that its paper titled “Unikraft: Fast, Specialized Unikernels the Easy Way” has not only been accepted at Eurosys, one of the top systems conferences in the world, but that it has been bestowed with the prestigious Best Paper Award.
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Two years ago, the Xen Project introduced Unikraft as an incubation project. Over the past two years, the Unikraft project has seen some great momentum. Since the last release, the community has grown about 20% and contributions have diversified a great deal.
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It has been one year since the Xen Project introduced Unikraft as an incubator project. In that time, the team has made great strides in simplifying the process of building unikernels through a unified and customizable code base.
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The team at NEC Laboratories Europe spent quite a bit of time over the last few years developing unikernels (specialized virtual machine images targeting specific applications). This technology is fascinating to us because of its fantastic performance benefits: tiny memory footprints (hundreds of KBs or a few MBs), boot times comparable to those of processes or throughput in the range of 10-40 Gb/s, among many other attributes.
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Alexander Jung
We’re excited to announce Unikraft v0.8.0 (Enceladus) and to show off many of the things the community has been working on over the last two months. In this blog post, we highlight some of the new features available in Unikraft.