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5. Common Virtualization and Orchestration Tools

Senthil Kumaran S.

(1)Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

LXC provides operating system–level containers, as you saw in previous chapters. In this chapter we will look at various tools that may be used for managing LXC containers. Some of the tools that will be discussed here are common tools that work with different containerization and virtualization technologies, but others are specific to LXC. In some sense LXD can be considered as a tool that provides a new user space experience with which to manage LXC.


libvirt is a library that works with many virtualization technologies and provides ...

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