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ZMachine is a unified container/virtual machine type. This can be used to start a virtual machine on a zos node.


  • import from docker (market std for containers)
  • can be easily deployed at the edge (edge cloud)
  • single-tenant, fully decentralized!
  • can deploy unlimited amounts of storage using our qsfs.
  • ZOS Protect: no hacking surface to the Zero-Nodes, integrate silicon route of trust
  • ZOS Filesystem: dedupe, zero-install, hacker-proof
  • WebGateway intelligent connection between web (internet) and container services
  • integration with ZNet (efficient, secure encrypted network between the zmachines)


A ZMachine is running as a virtual machine on top of Zero-OS.

Last change: 2024-02-27