HyperContainer is a Hypervisor-agnostic Docker Runtime that allows you to run Docker images on any hypervisor (KVM, Xen, etc.).
HyperContainer = Hypervisor + Kernel + Docker Image
By containing applications within separate VM instances and kernel spaces, HyperContainer is able to offer an excellent Hardware-enforced Isolation, which is much needed in multi-tenant environments.
HyperContainer also promises Immutable Infrastructure by eliminating the middle layer of Guest OS, along with the hassle to configure and manage them.
Performance-wise, HyperContainer is super light:
- Sub-second Boot: milliseconds to launch a HyperContainer
- Slimmed Footprint: ~28 MB RAM (512MB on AWS EC2)