An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability.


containerd is an industry-standard core container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability. It is available as a daemon for Linux and Windows, which can manage the complete container lifecycle of its host system: image transfer and storage, container execution and supervision, low-level storage and network attachments, etc.

Features

  • OCI Image Spec support
  • Image push and pull support
  • Network primitives for creation, modification, and deletion of interfaces
  • Multi-tenant supported with CAS storage for global images
  • OCI Runtime Spec support (aka runC)
  • Container runtime and lifecycle support
  • Management of network namespaces containers to join existing namespaces

containerd is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation member project