Unikraft receives “Best Paper” award at EuroSys21

We are honored to have been awarded ‘Best Paper’ by ACM, Association for Computing Machinery at EuroSys21 for our work on “Unikraft: Fast, Specialized Unikernels the Easy Way” This as been an incredible amount of work from over the last year, with an incredible team of people including Simon Kuenzer, Vlad-Andrei Bădoiu, Hugo Lefeuvre, Sharan […]

Unikraft named most convincing startup

Unikraft took part in Technology Ventures Rhein-Neckar’s investor Speed-Dating event this april.  The event, organised in cooperation with MAFINEX Gründerverbund, Heidelberg Startup Partners e.V., and ADTELLIGENCE GmbH saw 19 startups meet 20 investors for an intensive elevator pitch day.  In the end, Unikraft was officially named ‘most convincing’ by the jury of investors. NEC Laboratories […]

Unikraft: Pushing Unikernels into the Mainstream

Unikernels have been around for many years and are famous for providing excellent performance in boot times, throughput, and memory consumption, to name a few metrics [1]. Despite their apparent potential, unikernels have not yet seen a broad level of deployment

Meet us at FOSDEM 2021!

We will be at FOSDEM 2021 on February 6 & 7! Come listen to one of our talks or meet us at our virtual stand: [TALK] Is the Time Ripe for Unikernels to Become Mainstream with Unikraft? [TALK] Severely Debloating Cloud Images with Unikraft [STAND] Visit our stand here Looking forward to meet you there!

Unikraft is looking for industry partners for new proof of concepts!

Exciting news! NEC Laboratories Europe is currently running a proof of concept program for Unikraft. Therefore, we’re seeking companies that base their business on public cloud infrastructure and would be willing to try and implement Unikraft technology to improve cloud server efficiencies.

Cut your Cloud Computing Costs by Half with Unikraft

A novel modular unikernel allows for extreme tailoring of your operating system to your application’s needs. A proof of concept, built on Unikraft, a Xen Project subproject, shows up to 50% efficiency improvements than standard Linux on AWS EC2. 

Unikraft – how it all started

Back in 2017, Unikraft started as a research project at NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH (NLE) in Heidelberg, Germany. The initial trigger was our strong fascination with unikernels and their fantastic performance benefits: tiny memory footprints (hundreds of KBs or a few MBs), boot times comparable to those of processes or throughput in the range of […]