Canonical containers

Inside the Canonical Container Strategy

Canonical continues to pursue a somewhat bifurcated approach to containers by announcing support for Kubernetes 1.15 while continuing to advance Snaps as an application container that enables software deployment via a single ...
Canonical Simplifies Kubernetes Deployments

Canonical Simplifies Kubernetes Deployments

Canonical is moving to make it easier to deploy Kubernetes clusters using the Snap packaging software the company developed to deploy software across multiple distributions of Linux in an offering for Kubernetes ...
Companies Driving Innovation

5 Companies Driving Innovation in the Containers Market

Which companies are shaping the future of containers? Some names are obvious, and some less so. Here’s a short list of companies that are currently most influential in the container market. As ...
LXD Canonical Container Hypervisor

What’s the Status of LXD, Canonical’s Container Hypervisor?

Is LXD, Canonical’s open source container hypervisor, still an important part of the container ecosystem? That’s a fair question to ask, because no one has heard much about it lately. However, the ...
Canonical Teams with Rancher Labs on Kubernetes

Canonical Teams with Rancher Labs on Kubernetes

Provisioning a Kubernetes cluster has become a lot easier in recent months, but the daily management of the platform still can be challenging. To make it simpler to manage a Kubernetes cluster, ...
OpenStack Foundation Launches Kata Container Project

OpenStack Foundation Launches Kata Container Project

The OpenStack Foundation announced this week that it is leading an effort to combine two existing open source projects to create a Kata class of containers that can be deployed on a ...
The Case for LXD, Canonical's System Container Framework

The Case for LXD, Canonical’s System Container Framework

Most container conversations today center on Docker. But as Docker has taken enough, Canonical has been quietly working on LXD, a different type of container framework that supports some interesting use cases ...
Virtuozzo Adds Encryption for OpenVZ System Containers

Virtuozzo Adds Encryption for OpenVZ System Containers

Virtuozzo has announced new security features for its OpenVZ system container platform, which now includes encryption for at-rest data. Virtuozzo develops a system container platform based on OpenVZ. System containers are designed ...
5 Use Cases for System Containers Powered by LXD or OpenVZ

5 Use Cases for System Containers Powered by LXD or OpenVZ

You know all about use cases for Docker containers. But what about system container platforms such as OpenVZ and LXD? Keep reading for system container use cases. System containers are designed to ...
Comparing OpenVZ and LXD Linux System Container Platforms

Comparing OpenVZ and LXD Linux System Container Platforms

OpenVZ and LXD, which enable you to run a complete operating system inside a container, are not very different. But is one system container platform better than the other? Here’s a comparison ...
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