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CoreOS is an important part of many container stacks. In this series of posts, we’re going to take a look at CoreOS, why it’s important, and how it works. If you don’t know anything about CoreOS already, don’t worry. We start at the beginning.
The Basics and How CoreOS Is Different From Other Linux Systems
CoreOS is designed for security, consistency, and reliability.
- Automatic CoreOS updates are done using an active/passive dual-partition scheme to update CoreOS as a single unit, instead of using a package-by-package method. We go over this in detail later.