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Ceph storage driver in LXD

By Christian Brauner on 30 August 2017

This article originally appeared in Christian Brauner’s blog Even before LXD gained its new powerful storage API that allows LXD to administer multiple storage pools, one frequent request was to extend the range of available storage…

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Storage management in LXD 2.15

By Christian Brauner on 12 July 2017

  > For a long time LXD has supported multiple storage drivers. Users could choose between zfs, btrfs, lvm, or plain directory…

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LXD 2.0: Live migration [9/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 25 April 2016

This is the ninth 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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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.

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LXD 2.0: Your first LXD container [3/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 22 March 2016

This is the third blog post in this series about LXD 2.0. As there are a lot of commands involved with managing LXD containers,…

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LXD 2.0: Installing and configuring LXD [2/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 16 March 2016

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

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Delivering Cloud Storage using Ubuntu

By Christian Reis on 14 March 2016

Are you offering cloud storage solutions to your end-customers? You could be, and given the potential, we reckon you should be. In the past 5 years software-defined storage (SDS) platforms like Ceph and Swift have evolved dramatically;…

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Ubuntu Advantage Storage launches at OpenStack Summit

By Canonical on 18 May 2015

Canonical launches software-defined storage solutions with cloud-style pricing Ubuntu Advantage Storage delivers a range of supported software-defined storage technologies Initial portfolio includes Ceph, NexentaEdge, Swift and SwiftStack…

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What are the different types of storage: block, object and file?

By Canonical on 18 May 2015

Networked storage services are generally classified in the way they are consumed and interfaced with on the client side. The most traditional service type is shared filesystem, or simply “file storage”, which as the name…