Open Container Project and Ubuntu

Asked by Ayrton Araújo on 2015-06-24

Is strategical to Canonical or Ubuntu Technical Board to be part of Open Container Project?
https://www.opencontainers.org/

What is the official opinion of Canonical or Ubuntu Technical Board about this project?
This is a Ubuntu Core (Snappy) or LXD competitor?

What is the vision of Canonical or Ubuntu Technical Board about the future of containers systems?

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Best Mark Shuttleworth (sabdfl) said : #1

We are very happy to see the open container project and will continue to deliver the very best docker experience on the planet with Ubuntu. We have always worked closely with docker upstream, and expect to continue to include the evolving libcontainer and docker codebase in Ubuntu. The latest version is always available for Ubuntu, and the very latest version will always be accessible, especially on snappy Ubuntu.

LXD will also continue to focus on "machine containers", enabling containers that feel like virtual machines but are faster and lighter. We see the open container work as focused on process containers - docker style - and LXD complements that very nicely. You will continue to be able to run docker containers in LXD container machines.

Ayrton Araújo (ayrton) said : #2

Thanks Mark Shuttleworth, that solved my question.