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Flatcar Container Linux Pro (Stable)

Flatcar Container Linux Pro (Stable)

By: Kinvolk Latest Version: 3815.2.0
Linux/Unix
Linux/Unix

Product Overview

Flatcar Container Linux Pro is an AWS-optimized edition of Flatcar Container Linux.

Flatcar Container Linux Pro 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.

Why users choose Flatcar Container Linux Pro

  • Security: A minimal distribution with immutable file system meets NIST recommendations for application container security ("Whenever possible, organizations should use these minimalistic OSs to reduce their attack surfaces and mitigate the typical risks [of] general-purpose OSs.")
  • Auto-updating: With Flatcar's robust auto-update mechanism, it's easy to keep your entire fleet up-to-date with the latest capabilities and security patches, and roll-back in the event of an upgrade issue on a specific instance.
  • Reduced complexity: As a minimal distribution, Flatcar includes just those components you need to deploy your containers, and nothing more. Also, its immutable file system and auto-update mechanism means it requires minimal operational support.
  • Backed up by the Flatcar community. Flatcar is a community-driven distribution from a global open source community that publishes frequent releases and is responsive to its users.

Version

3815.2.0

By

Kinvolk

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Operating System

Linux/Unix, Other 3815.2.0

Delivery Methods

  • Amazon Machine Image

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