SUSE Linux Enterprise Base Container Images
Accelerate Application Development with Open, Secure Containers

SUSE Linux Enterprise Base Container Images (SLE BCI) provide truly open, flexible, and secure container images and application development tools. The images consist of container environments based on SUSE Linux Enterprise and designed to be a secure base for any containerized workload.

FAQ

Why SUSE Base Container Images?

These Base Container Images are freely available, re-distributable, and supported across many different environments. These templates and tools address modern, containerized application development and CI/CD application containerization.  They can be used immediately by developers and integrators without the “lock-in” imposed by other offerings.

SLE BCI
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Strong security and compliance

SLE BCI inherits industry-leading security and compliance from SUSE Linux within your container build process. The container images are designed to be a secure base for any application workload. SUSE ensures that compliance standards are applied consistently and continuously improves security-related capabilities.

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Purpose-built for cloud-native

SLE BCI supports any Kubernetes distribution. The container images can be leveraged in hybrid cloud and edge environments. Combined with SUSE Rancher, SLE BCI provides an open, interoperable, and enterprise-grade Kubernetes solution to accelerate your digital transformation.

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Flexible software development

SLE BCI is lightweight and easy to adopt, with the ability to run with any Linux OS. Avoid lock-in imposed by other vendors and get exactly what you need, fast. SLE BCI delivers a flexible developer experience that accounts for, integrates with, and supports language-native tools and workflows.

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