AWS Releases Bottlerocket, a Linux Distribution for Containers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Bottlerocket, an open source Linux distribution built to run containers.

According to the announcement, “Bottlerocket is designed to improve security and operations of your containerized infrastructure. Its built-in security hardening helps simplify security compliance, and its transactional update mechanism enables the use of container orchestrators to automate operating system (OS) updates and decrease operational costs.”

The Bottlerocket public roadmap and more information can be found on GitHub