Unikraft Blog

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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.