This topic describes the latest changes to the Sandboxed-Container runtime.

Background information

For more information about Sandboxed-Container, see Overview.

March 2020

Version Date Description Impact
1.1.0 March 5, 2020 Features:
  • Supports mounting Alibaba Cloud disks and NAS file systems directly to sandboxed containers, which provides the same performance as when these storage devices are mounted to the host. This helps avoid performance loss when 9PFS is used to mount storage devices.
  • Supports RootFS block I/O throttling.

Optimizations: Significantly improves stability.

No impact on workloads.

September 2019

Version Date Description Impact
1.0.0 September 5, 2019 Features:
  • Strong isolation based on sandboxed, lightweight virtual machines.
  • Good compatibility with runC in terms of application management.
  • High overall performance that equals 90% the performance of applications based on runC.
  • The same user experience as runC in terms of logging, monitoring, and storage.
  • Supports RuntimeClass (runC and runV). For more information, see RuntimeClass.
  • Easy to use with low skill barriers.
  • Higher stability in contrast with Kata Containers. For more information about Kata Containers, see Kata Containers.
No impact on workloads.