[CentOS-virt] OS-level virtualization using LXC and systemd-nspawn containers

Mon Jan 25 20:24:45 UTC 2021
Scott Dowdle <dowdle at montanalinux.org>


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> I found only two possible free/open source alternatives for OpenVZ 6:
> - LXC
> - systemd-nspawn

Some you seem to have overlooked?!?

1) OpenVZ 7
2) LXD from Canonical that is part of Ubuntu
3) podman containers with systemd installed (set /sbin/init as the entry point)

I use LXC on Proxmox VE (which I guess should be #4 above) some although I primarily use it for VMs.

Oh, LXD is supposedly packaged for other distros but given that they aren't much into SELinux and they are into snaps, I'd not really recommend it outside of Ubuntu.

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