Zig Kernel

Open-source Zig projects categorized as Kernel

Top 6 Zig Kernel Projects

  • pluto

    An x86 kernel written in Zig (by ZystemOS)

  • Project mention: Which do you prefer? | /r/osdev | 2023-07-11

    Zig all the way. It's support for lots of architectures out of the box without needing to cross compile is so good for porting your kernel. Allocators and not having to write a whole new std library for your OS is also a major plus. There are lots more ebenfots that would take too long to list here. For an example Zig kernel, check out mine at https://github.com/ZystemOS/pluto (OS name is WIP).

  • mewz

    A unikernel designed specifically for running Wasm applications and compatible with WASI

  • Project mention: A unikernel designed specifically for running WASM apps and compatible with WASI | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-12-29
  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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  • kernel-zig

    :floppy_disk: hobby x86 kernel zig

  • georgios

    Hobby Operating System

  • ydin

    A very extendable and versatile hybrid kernel.

  • zigvale-barebones

    A brief example of the use of the Zigvale library in a bare-bones kernel.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020).

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What are some of the best open-source Kernel projects in Zig? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 pluto 479
2 mewz 417
3 kernel-zig 412
4 georgios 43
5 ydin 29
6 zigvale-barebones 7

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