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Flatcar Container Linux

Kinvolk

Flatcar Container Linux

Kinvolk

Flatcar Container Linux edition. Community driven free software offer.

Flatcar Container Linux is a self-updating operating system designed for containers, making it ideal for running Kubernetes and other container platforms. It is suitable for anyone deploying containerized applications, particularly those seeking to do so securely or at scale.

Benefits

Flatcar offers several benefits over traditional Linux operating systems:
  • Security.
  • Reduced complexity.
  • Automated updates.

Security

Deploying a container-optimized OS like Flatcar is recommended by NIST in its application container security guide: "Whenever possible, organizations should use these minimalistic OSs to reduce their attack surfaces and mitigate the typical risks and hardening activities associated with general-purpose OSs."
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