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Canonical unveils 6th LTS release of Ubuntu with 16.04

By Canonical on 20 April 2016

Introduces “snaps” for new robust, secure app format Introduces LXD pure-container hypervisor with OpenStack Mitaka Supports IBM Z and LinuxONE systems with flat pricing Steps towards converged Ubuntu across IOT, Phone, Desktop and Server…

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Mesosphere announce open source project backed by Canonical

By John Zannos on 19 April 2016

Today Mesosphere announced the open source release of the DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System) Project, backed by dozens of partners including Canonical. DC/OS supplies an operating system model for the datacenter building on the Apache…

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Directly interacting with the LXD API

By Stéphane Graber on 19 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.

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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.

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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. Very low latency, very high density, and very high control of specific in-guest…

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

By Stéphane Graber on 13 April 2016

This is the sixth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.

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LXD networking: lxdbr0 explained

By Canonical on 7 April 2016

Recently, LXD stopped depending on lxc, and thus moved to using its own bridge, called lxdbr0. lxdbr0 behaves significantly differently than lxcbr0: it is ipv6 link local only by default (i.e. there is no ipv4 or ipv6 subnet configured by…

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LXD 2.0: Image management [5/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 1 April 2016

This is the fifth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.

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Ubuntu on Windows – The Ubuntu Userspace for Windows Developers

By Dustin Kirkland on 30 March 2016

I’m in San Francisco this week, attending Microsoft’s Build developer conference, as a sponsored guest of Microsoft.That’s perhaps a bit odd for me, as I hadn’t used Windows in nearly 16 years.  But that…

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LXD 2.0: Resource control [4/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 30 March 2016

This is the fourth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.