CoreOS is the lean Linux distribution for building applications on top of Docker containers. It has a very small footprint and packs neat features:

Furthermore, CoreOS is compatible with Cloud-Init/Cloud-Config and allows for great automation with Exoscale. From SSH keys to etcd and Docker configuration, the entire configuration can be managed at creation time.

Cloud-Config from Exoscale interface

The CoreOS image proposed on Exoscale is directly generated from the official CoreOS repository and can benefit from Support and Managed Linux services offered from CoreOS.

Developers can try immediately this new OS template and the tight CoreOS integration on Exoscale with the code COREOSROCKS on the register page

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