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August 19-21 - Co-Located Events
August 21-23 - Conference
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego, CA
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Wednesday, August 21 • 2:25pm - 3:50pm
Getting Started with LXD and System Containers - Stéphane Graber & Christian Brauner, Canonical Ltd.*

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Want a simple, easy to deploy way to run just about any standard Linux distribution on any system without any overhead? Have you considered system containers?

System containers run an entire Linux distribution, providing an experience that's extremely similar to a virtual machine, minus the virtualization aspect. This makes for no-overhead systems that are very easy to manage and monitor.

In this session, we'll cover what system containers are, when they may make sense for you and then go through how to setup LXD, a system container manager on a number of common Linux distributions, discuss storage and network setup and get some containers running!

Access to a modern Linux system that can be used to run LXD would be beneficial for hands-on experience but a number of cloud instances will also be available for those who don't have a system available.

Speakers
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Christian Brauner

Senior Software Engineer, Canonical
Christian Brauner is a kernel developer and maintainer of the LXD and LXC projects currently working at Canonical. He works mostly upstream on the Linux Kernel maintaining various bits and pieces. He is strongly committed to working in the open, and an avid proponent of Free Software... Read More →
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Stéphane Graber

Project leader for LXD, LXC and LXCFS, Canonical Ltd.
Stéphane Graber is the engineering manager for the LXD team at Canonical Ltd. He is the upstream project leader for LXC and LXD and a frequent speaker and track leader at events related to containers and Linux. Stéphane is also a longtime contributor to the Ubuntu Linux distribution... Read More →



Wednesday August 21, 2019 2:25pm - 3:50pm PDT
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  Cloud Administration Essentials
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