vfkit - a minimal hypervisor using Apple’s virtualization framework

Presenters: Christophe Fergeau (Red Hat)

Session Type: Presentation (25min)

Topics: Container Runtimes, Alternate Architectures/Platforms, Containers on alternate OSes, The talk will be centered around vfkit with mentions of podman and crc

Session Details:

vfkit is a new open source macOS hypervisor written in go. It uses Apple’s virtualization framework which allows for a very small codebase. This talk will give a quick introduction to Apple’s virtualization framework, then we’ll see which features are provided by vfkit, and why it’s a good fit for crc and podman-machine to run linux containers on macOS.