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FreeBSD Jails Alternatives

FreeBSD Jails is described as 'The FreeBSD jail mechanism is an implementation of operating system-level virtualization that allows system administrators to partition a FreeBSD-based computer system into several independent mini-systems called jails' and is a Virtualization tool in the network & admin category. There are seven alternatives to FreeBSD Jails for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and VMware Workstation. The best alternative is Docker, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FreeBSD Jails are Vagrant, containerd, rkt and Singularity.

FreeBSD Jails alternatives are mainly Virtualization Tools but may also be Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeBSD Jails.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • BSD
  • FreeBSD
  • DragonFly BSD

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    Docker

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeNAS

    Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere.

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    Vagrant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware Workstation
    • VMware Fusion
    • FreeBSD

    Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments.

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    containerd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability

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    rkt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    rkt is the next-generation container manager for Linux clusters. Designed for security, simplicity, and composability within modern cluster architectures, rkt discovers, verifies, fetches, and executes application containers with pluggable isolation.

    Discontinued

    According to their Github page at https://github.com/rkt/rkt, the project has been discontinued. The repository has been archived.

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    Singularity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Singularity is a container solution with a focus on building reproducible software stacks and running them most efficiently on existing HPC, scientific, compute farm and even enterprise architectures.

    Screenshot of singularity building an hello-world container


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    DataCol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Datacol is a control layer on top of cloud (AWS/GCP), to provide Heroku like experience with the power of Kubernetes under the hood.

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    Dockercraft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft
    • Docker

    Docker + Minecraft = Dockercraft. Contribute to docker/dockercraft development by creating an account on GitHub.

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