Unikraft Blog

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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.