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How to create a minimal container image for LXC/LXD with distrobuilder

In the previous post, Using distrobuilder to create container images for LXC and LXD we saw how to build distrobuilder, then use it to create a LXD container image for Ubuntu. We used one of the existing configuration files for an Ubuntu container image. In this post, we are going to see how to compose …

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Using distrobuilder to create container images for LXC and LXD

With LXC and LXD you can run system containers, which are containers that behave like a full operating system (like a Virtual Machine does). There are already official container images for most Linux distributions. When you run lxc launch ubuntu:18.04 mycontainer, you are using the ubuntu: repository of container images to launch a container with …

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Benchmarking LXD on an AMD EPYC server at packet.net

This is the fourth post in the series. A closer look at AMD EPYC baremetal servers at packet.netBooting up the AMD EPYC baremetal server at packet.netConfiguring LXD on the AMD EPYC baremetal server at packet.net Benchmarking LXD on an AMD EPYC server at packet.net (this post) There is a tool for benchmarking LXD, called lxd-benchmark. …

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Booting up an AMD EPYC server at packet.net

This is the second post in the series. The first was about selecting the appropriate settings so that we can deploy a server. A closer look at AMD EPYC baremetal servers at packet.netBooting up the AMD EPYC baremetal server at packet.net (this post)Configuring LXD on the AMD EPYC baremetal server at packet.netBenchmarking LXD on an …

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A closer look at AMD EPYC baremetal servers at packet.net

I have already written about the baremetal servers at packet.net in September 2017, testing them with LXD. This post is an update were I try out their new AMD EPYC baremetal servers. This post is the first of a series of posts about the AMD EPYC baremetal servers. Specifically, A closer look at AMD EPYC …

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How to run Julia on Jupyter in a LXD container

Julia is a computer language well-suited for scientists, engineers and students. I wrote the following introduction a couple of days ago. Learning the Julia computer language on Ubuntu In this post we are going to see how to use Julia in the Jupyter interactive environment. This means that you run Julia commands in your browser …

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