Dec 21, 2017

I don't see why this is necessarily the case. You can boot lightweight VMs with a unikernel in under 10ms [1].

[1] http://cnp.neclab.eu/projects/lightvm/lightvm.pdf

Dec 07, 2017

Here's a recent paper about the unikernel approach

http://cnp.neclab.eu/projects/lightvm/lightvm.pdf

Nov 01, 2017

In case the ACM link isn't available to everyone, here is a copy hosted by NEC: http://cnp.neclab.eu/projects/lightvm/lightvm.pdf