Unikernel Devel

Runtime.js — JavaScript library OS


[from the original at: https://medium.com/@iefserge/runtime-js-javascript-library-os-823ada1cc3c#.s87mmipld]

Wouldn’t it be cool to use the operating system as a regular application dependency you can simply require()?

var os = require('my-favorite-os');

How is this possible?
If you’re following the news about cloud computing and operating systems, you may have heard about the library operating systems or unikernels. Huh, sounds like unicorns, but they’re actually the kind of specialized operating systems that are packaged into libraries that applications can depend on. This pretty much makes it possible to bundle up the OS right into the app and produce the standalone image that can be deployed into the cloud.

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