NixCon 2023

09-09, 17:55–18:20 (Europe/Berlin), Lecture hall (Room 122)

microvm.nix builds NixOS for a few virtual machine managers in a few different use-cases

Full virtualization suffers from overhead and performance degradation due to software emulation of real hardware. MicroVMs are optimized by replacing this emulation with interfaces that have been optimized for the virtual machine use-case: VirtIO.

microvm.nix helps you building and running NixOS on different virtual machine managers. You can use it in different use-cases, for example as a more isolated alternative to nixos-container.

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microvm.nix, deadnix, nix-openwrt-imagebuilder