RancherVM is a new open source project from Rancher Labs that makes it simple to run KVM inside a Docker container. With RancherVM users can package KVM images inside Docker images and manage VM containers using familiar Docker commands.

In this online meetup, Sheng Liang demonstrated how to get started with RancherVM, as well as:

  • How to build a KVM image and package it within a Docker container
  • How to use docker commands and tools like Rancher to manage virtual machines.
  • How to deploy and access a windows VM from within a Docker container

RancherVM is an open source project and can be download here: https://github.com/rancherio/vm