Docker, Inc. plans to donate its containerd open source project to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Containerd is the core container runtime functionality — the bare-bones software — needed to create a Docker container. In December Docker spun containerd into a standalone open source project and said it would be donating it to a neutral foundation in 2017. Today, the company presented a proposal to the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee for containerd to become a CNCF project. It hopes to get it accepted within a couple of weeks. READ MORE.