Aleksa Sarai is a core developer and maintainer of runc and umoci, contributor
to the Open Container Initiative specifications, and a Linux kernel
contributor. He works on the containers team at SUSE, maintaining various core
parts of the lower levels of the containers stack and related software for both
SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE; he is also committed to working in the
open, and is a strong proponent of Free Software.
OCIv2: Container Images Considered Harmful
Most modern container image formats use tar-based linear archives to represent root filesystems, which results in many issues when using modern container images. In this talk, we will demonstrate a solution to this problem that we plan to propose for standardisation within the Open Container Initiative (code-named "OCIv2 images").