Containers with elderly to ancient Linux versions

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 00:30:53 UTC 2017


On 16 February 2017 at 01:00, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> they are quite different technologies, lxc is largely a VM without the
> extra emulation layer (it is as fast as a chroot but behaves like a
> full VM) ;)


It /really/ is not, you know.

You might find the series of articles on container technologies on The
Register interesting, or the Amazon Kindle e-book "A Brief History of
Virtualisation".

Author, a chap called "Liam Proven". ;¬)

LXC is a container system, just like Docker.

Ubuntu's LXD is based on LXC and makes the containers look more like
VMs, with their own disks, network interfaces, etc., but it's still
containers underneath.

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