How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them. Unlike VMs, containers have the benefit of using a shared kernel […]

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How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them. Unlike VMs, containers have the benefit of using a shared kernel […]

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Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC. Although MicroK8s is only built for Linux, Kubernetes on Mac works by setting up […]

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Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. Follow the steps below for easy setup. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC. Although MicroK8s is only built for Linux, […]

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MicroK8s in the Wild

Canonical released MicroK8s in December 2018, and as its popularity has grown, some interesting projects using this micro Kubernetes distribution have surfaced. To begin with a little background, Kubernetes is an open source container orchestrator that assists with deploying, upgrading and provisioning applications. Kubernetes is unique in that all the major players – Google, Microsoft, […]

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Understanding containerised workloads for Telco

For telecommunications companies evaluating ways to transition and modernise their network infrastructure, cloud-native, container-based microservices architectures are a powerful solution in meeting requirements of compute needs through edge cloud and beyond. Understanding infrastructure implications and design considerations for open source hardware and software development platforms, while remaining carrier grade and maintaining operational excellence and capacity, […]

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