The Open Container Initiative (OCI) is a Linux Foundation project to design open standards for operating-system-level virtualization, most importantly Linux containers. OCI develops runC, a container runtime that implements their specification and serves as a basis for other higher-level tools.
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The Open Container Initiative (OCI) is a lightweight, open governance structure formed under the the Linux Foundation, for the express purpose of creating open industry standards around container formats and runtime.
The Open Container Initiative (OCI) promotes a set of industry open standards and specifications around container technology. OCI’s main focus is on the container image format and runtime areas where stability and standardization are more important by creating a formal specification to allow a compliant container to be portable across all major operating systems and platforms without artificial technical barriers.
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The Open Container Initiative is a Linux foundation project focused on driving open standards and specifications around container development.
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