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    AWS Firecracker Alternatives

    AWS Firecracker is described as 'Firecracker is an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant container and function-based services that provide serverless operational models' and is a Virtualization Tool in the Network & Admin category. There are three alternatives to AWS Firecracker for Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is QEMU, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AWS Firecracker are Cassowary (Free, Open Source) and Kata Containers (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2022
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    Firecracker is an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure,...
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    1. QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization.
    2. Run Windows Applications on Linux as if they are native. Use Linux applications to launch files located in Windows WM without needing to install applications on WM. With easy to use configuration GUI. TEST.


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      Kata Containers is an open source, secure container runtime with lightweight virtual machines that feel and perform like containers, but provide stronger workload isolation using hardware virtualization technology as a second layer of defense.
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