Practical LXC and LXD: Linux Containers for Virtualization and Orchestration

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2017-09-29
159 pages

Book Description

Use containers as an alternative virtualization technique to virtualize your operating system environment. This book will cover LXC’s unmatched flexibility with virtualization and LXD’s smooth .

Practical LXC and LXD begins by introducing you to Linux containers (LXC and LXD). You will then go through use cases based on LXC and LXD. Next, you will see the internal workings of LXC and LXD by considering the repositories and used. You will then learn how to integrate LXC and LXD with common virtualization and orchestration tools such as libvirt and SaltStack. Finally, you will dive into containerization and security. The book will explore some of the common problems in security and provide a case study on how containerization can help mitigate some of the operating system-level security issues in an IoT environment.

What You Will Learn

  • Get an introduction to Linux containers
  • Discover the basics of LXC and LXD
  • See use cases that can be solved with LXC and LXD – for developers, , and system administrators
  • Master LXC and LXD repositories
  • Use LXC and LXD with common virtualization and orchestration tools
  • Consider a containerization and security in IoT case study

Who This Book Is For

The audience for this book should have basic knowledge of Linux and in general. The intended readership is primarily developers, operations engineers, and system administrators who are interested in devops, though managers and enthusiasts will also benefit from this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Linux Containers
Chapter 2: Installation
Chapter 3: Getting Started with LXC and LXD
Chapter 4: LXC and LXD Resources
Chapter 5: Common Virtualization and Orchestration Tools
Chapter 6: Use Cases
Chapter 7: Containers and Security

Book Details

  • Title: Practical LXC and LXD: Linux Containers for Virtualization and Orchestration
  • Author:
  • Length: 159 pages
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-09-29
  • ISBN-10: 148423023X
  • ISBN-13: 9781484230237
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