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LXC Linux Containers

Containers which offer an environment as close as possible as the one you'd get from a VM but without the overhead that comes with running a separate kernel and simu...

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What is LXC Linux Containers?

LXC, acronym for Linux Containers, is a lightweight Linux kernel based virtualization solution, which practically runs on top of the Operating System, allowing you to run multiple isolated distributions the same time.

The difference between LXC and KVM virtualization is that LXC doesn’t emulates hardware, but shares the same kernel namespace, similar to chroot applications. This makes LXC a very fast virtualization solution compared to other virtualization solutions, such as KVM, XEN or VMware.

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LXC Linux Containers Features

  1.  Command line interfaceLXC Linux Containers either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
  2.  Container VirtualizationLXC Linux Containers can make use of isolated user spaces called "containers" to run applications.
  3.  LightweightLXC Linux Containers consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.

LXC Linux Containers information

  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • RatingAverage rating of 4
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  • English

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LXC is easier to deploy on Linux than Docker.

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