What is an OCI Image ? (Open Container Initiative)


OCI is a standardized 1) image format from the Open Container Initiative 2)

It's used by Docker Image.


An OCI image is just a stack of tarballs with a configuration files.

The tarballs expand to a directory tree for the VM to run in, and the configuration tells what binary in that filesystem to run when the VM starts.

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