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Directly interacting with the LXD API

by Stéphane Graber on 18 April 2016

The next post in the LXD series is currently blocked on a pending kernel fix, so I figured I’d do an out of series post on how to use the LXD API...

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LXD 2.0: LXD in LXD [8/12]

by Stéphane Graber on 15 April 2016

This is the eighth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.IntroductionIn the previous post I covered how to run Docker inside LXD which is a good way to get...

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LXD 2.0: Docker in LXD [7/12]

by Stéphane Graber on 13 April 2016

This is the seventh blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.Why run Docker inside LXDAs I briefly covered in the first post of this series, LXD’s focus is...

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Nova-LXD delivers bare-metal performance on OpenStack, while Ironic delivers NSA-as-a-Service

by Mark Shuttleworth on 13 April 2016

With the release of LXC 2.0 and LXD, we now have a pure-container hypervisor that delivers bare-metal performance with a standard Linux guest OS experience....

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LXD 2.0: Remote hosts and container migration [6/12]

by Stéphane Graber on 12 April 2016

This is the sixth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.Remote protocolsLXD 2.0 supports two protocols:LXD 1.0 API: That’s the REST API used between the...

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LXD 2.0: Introduction to LXD

by Stéphane Graber on 14 March 2016

This is the first blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.A few common questions about LXDWhat’s LXD?At its simplest, LXD is a daemon which provides a REST API...


The LXD 2.0: Blog post series [0/12]

by Stéphane Graber on 14 March 2016

As we are getting closer and closer to tagging the final releases of LXC, LXD and LXCFS 2.0, I figured it would be a good idea to talk a bit about everything...

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Converting eth0 to br0 and getting all your LXC or LXD onto your LAN

by Jay R. Wren on 10 November 2015

Wayne has a great post on the new juju lxd work. I’ve been using it a bit and it is awesome. It is super fast and I can create and destroy environments faster...

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Canonical launches world’s fastest hypervisor, LXD

by Canonical on 5 November 2015

London, November 5th 2015 – Canonical today released in beta the world’s fastest hypervisor, LXD, which takes a pure-container approach to Linux...

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Nested containers in LXD

by Serge Hallyn on 30 October 2015

We’ve long considered nested containers an important use case in lxc. Lxd is no different in this regard. Lately there have been several questionsIf you are...

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[Video] An introduction to LXD, the container lighter-visor

by Tom Callway on 5 October 2015

Stephane Graber gave this talk at the recent Container Camp event on Sept 11th, 2015 at the Barbican Centre, London. He is a long time Open Source user and...

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The Fan overlay network for container addresses, from Canonical

by Dustin Kirkland on 22 June 2015

Today, Canonical introduces the Fan overlay network system in Ubuntu in test images for Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine, delivering the fastest...