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LXD weekly status #34

By Stéphane Graber on 14 February 2018

Introduction A lot happened this past week. @brauner is making great progress cleaning everything up in liblxc and related projects ahead of the 3.0 release, @freeekanayaka has been sorting out the last few missing bits for LXD clustering…

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LXD weekly status #33

By Stéphane Graber on 7 February 2018

Weekly status for the week of the 29th of January to the 5th of February 2018. Introduction This past week, the entire LXD team was meeting in Brussels to work together for a few days ahead of FOSDEM. During those days, we’ve been looking…

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LXD weekly status #32

By Stéphane Graber on 29 January 2018

The focus of this week has been preparing for our trip to Brussels where we’ll be spending 3 days all working together on LXD before attending and presenting at FOSDEM. @brauner is making good progress on preparing for the liblxc 3.0…

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LXD: five easy pieces

By Michael Iatrou on 26 January 2018

Machine containers, like LXD, proliferate in the datacenters: they provide a native control plane for OpenStack and a lightweight hypervisor for its tenants. LXD optimizes resource allocation and utilization for Kubernetes clusters,…

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LXD weekly status #31

By Stéphane Graber on 24 January 2018

Introduction Nothing too major happened this past week. Part of the time was at an internal planning meeting and the rest have been working on clustering, preparation for 3.0 and fixing a variety of bugs. Next week the entire LXD team will…

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LXD weekly status #30

By Stéphane Graber on 16 January 2018

Introduction The main highlight for this week was the inclusion of the new proxy device in LXD, thanks to the hard work of some University of Texas students! The rest of the time was spent fixing a number of bugs, working on various bits…

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Keynote: Maximizing developer velocity with containers

By James Donner on 21 December 2017

  Containers are one of the most exciting technologies in the cloud right now. But when it comes to your IT strategy, where is the best place to start? With so many different options and configurations, it’s critical that you…

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LXD Weekly Status #28

By Stéphane Graber on 18 December 2017

Introduction This is our last status update before we break for the holidays. On the LXD side of things, this past week saw the inclusion of a couple of minor features (–all flag and boot.stop.priority option) and quite a few…

Canonical announcements

Canonical and Rancher Labs announce Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform

By Canonical on 5 December 2017

Canonical and Rancher Labs announce joint Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform offering Kubecon, Austin, Texas – 5th Dec: Canonical, in partnership with Rancher Labs today announce a turn-key application delivery platform built on…

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LXD Weekly Status #24: LXD 2.20

By Stéphane Graber on 20 November 2017

The highlight of this week was the release of LXD 2.20 which introduces a number of exciting new features. LXD 2.20 should now be available everywhere through both native packages and snap. We also started the process of deprecating the…

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LXD Weekly Status #23

By Stéphane Graber on 13 November 2017

Introduction The main focus this past week has been on merging a pretty large refactoring branch on top of LXD. This moves a lot of code around to make it more testable and easier to plug in a new database implementation in preparation for…