100% Open Source
Cloud-Native Infrastructure

Flatcar Container Linux

The community’s favorite Container Linux

Cloud-native experience

Cloud-native experience, from kernel to cluster


Open-source engineering and technology innovation

Continuing the Kinvolk mission as part of Microsoft

Same team, different company.

From inception, Kinvolk has been committed to building and improving open source Linux and cloud native technologies. We continue that mission as a team within the Microsoft Azure organization.

Open Source, always


Driven by collaboration

Flatcar Container Linux

A community Linux distribution designed for container workloads, with high security and low maintenance

Secure by Design

Immutable filesystem, minimal footprint, automated security updates are just some of the built-in security features

Built for Containers

The OS image shipped includes just the minimal amount of tools to run container workloads.

Automated Updates

Keep your cluster secure by always running an OS with the latest security updates and features

Inspektor Gadget

An extensive collection of eBPF-based gadgets for investigating the toughest application, Kubernetes and Linux issues in your cluster

eBPF across the cluster

Expanding BPF usage from single nodes to across the entire cluster

Linux <> Kubernetes

Maps low-level Linux resources to high-level Kubernetes concepts

A tool to build upon

Use as a stand-alone troubleshooting tool or integrate with your tooling

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