systemd and containers: standards, integration, and APIs

This proposal has been accepted as a session.


One Line Summary

systemd manages cgroups, runs in containers, and manages containers. In this session I'll given an overview about the details.


On all major distributions systemd is used (or is currently being adopted) for managing cgroups. systemd is also commonly used in containers, and contains with systemd-nspawn its own minimal container manager. This talk is supposed to shed some light on the status quo, and where we want to take things in regards to systemd and containers.


systemd, containers, cgroups, nspawn, machined, machinectl