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Running Docker Swarm inside LXC (outdated)

UPDATE: This article was written in 2016 and refers to a version of Docker Swarm that is now known as "legacy Swarm". The newer Docker Swarm won't work in LXC as described in this article.

I've been using Docker Swarm inside LXC containers for a while now, and I thought that I could share my experience with you. Due to their nature, LXC containers …

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Running Ubuntu Snappy inside Docker

Many of you may have already heard of Ubuntu Core. For those who haven't, it's a minimal Ubuntu version, running only a few essential services and ships with a new package manager (snappy) that provides transactional updates. Ubuntu Core provides a lightweight base operating system which is fast to deploy and easy to maintain up to date. It also uses a nice security model …

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Are LXC and Docker secure?

Since its initial release in 2008, LXC has become widespread among servers. Today, it is becoming the preferred deployment strategy in many contexts, also thanks to Docker and, more recently, LXD.

LXC and Docker are used not only to achieve modular architecture design, but also as a way to run untrusted code in an isolated environment.

We can agree that the LXC and Docker …

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