Get Started with Atomic

Download an Atomic Host image

Atomic Host images are provided by the Fedora and the CentOS Projects.

The CentOS Atomic SIG offers a rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, considered a stable target. The Fedora Cloud SIG offers a new Fedora product Atomic Cloud Image.

The "QCOW2" image works on Linux KVM virtualization, for example it runs on RDO (OpenStack), oVirt, virt-manager and the "Boxes" virtual machine application available in Fedora and CentOS 7.

Both the Fedora and CentOS Atomic Host images are also available in Vagrant format, for use with the VirtualBox and libvirt/KVM providers, as well as in AMI format for running in EC2, and as ISO images for bare-metal installations.

Set Up the Virtual Machine

Please follow the Quick Start Guide to create a new virtual machine with Atomic and set up more disk space for your containers. This guide will set up a single host capable of running Docker containers.

Configure an Atomic cluster

Atomic hosts are either used in a standalone configuration to run Docker containers or in an orchestrated cluster to run Kubernetes pods. You can use the Getting Started Guide to set up a cluster. You can run a standalone configuration after completing the Quick Start guide.

Documentation

Still have questions? Read an Introduction to Atomic and the documentation section.

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