Container Runtimes

If interested in a comprehensive deep-dive into all things container runtime, Capital One has a great blog post going into the history and current state of container runtimes: A Comprehensive Container Runtime Comparison.


Containerd is a robust and easy-to-use container runtime. It has a proven track record of reliability, and is the container runtime we use for many Critical Stack installations.


Docker is a more than just a container runtime, and actually utilizes containerd internally.