Tag: lxd

How to install LXD containers on Ubuntu on Scaleway

NOTE: This post explains how to compile from source the ZFS support in the default Scaleway Linux kernel. It is a process that works, but makes it cumbersome because LXD also expects some other features in the Linux kernel. See https://blog.simos.info/how-to-run-the-stock-ubuntu-linux-kernel-on-scaleway-using-kexec-and-server-tags/ on  a trick to run the stock Ubuntu Linux kernel in a Scaleway VPS …

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Trying out LXD containers on Ubuntu on DigitalOcean, with block storage

We have seen how to try out LXD containers on Ubuntu on DigitalOcean. In this post, we will see how to use the new DigitalOcean block storage support (just out of beta!). This new block storage has the benefit of being additional separate disk space that should be faster to access. Then, software such as LXD would benefit from …

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Trying out LXD containers on Ubuntu on DigitalOcean

You can have LXD containers on your home computer, you can also have them on your Virtual-Private Server (VPS). If you have any further questions on LXD, see https://www.stgraber.org/2016/03/11/lxd-2-0-blog-post-series-012/ Here we see how to configure on a VPS at DigitalOcean (yeah, referral). We go cheap and select the 512MB RAM and 20GB disk VPS for $5/month. Containers are …

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Trying out LXD containers on our Ubuntu

This post is about containers, a construct similar to virtual machines (VM) but so much lightweight that you can easily create a dozen on your desktop Ubuntu! A VM virtualizes a whole computer and then you install in there the guest operating system. In contrast, a container reuses the host Linux kernel and simply contains just the root …

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