I am struggling with retrieving the difference between :

Or better, what is the added value of the one over the other?

Both come with enhancement of containers isolation: something between container and VM.

But, still, the difference/added value is not clear.

KATA is more clear for me since I successfully ran KATA container in GCP and I wrote an article about it.

I will paste here the definition of each one from its official website, it might be helpful in retrieving the difference/added value :

Kata Containers is a new open source project building extremely lightweight virtual machines that seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem.


Nabla containers achieve isolation by adopting a strategy of attack surface reduction to the host

  • The article that you wrote does not seem to exist anymore as a 404 is returned. Could you edit the Q&A?
    – 030
    Commented Dec 23, 2019 at 10:22


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