Linux containers

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Linux containers is a generic term for an implementation of operating system-level virtualization for the Linux operating system. Currently, a number of such implementations exist, and they are all based on the virtualization, isolation, and resource management mechanisms provided by the Linux kernel, notably Linux namespaces and cgroups.[1]

The term Linux containers may refer to one of the following technologies:


  1. ^ Rami, Rosen. "Namespaces and Cgroups, the basis of Linux Containers" (PDF). Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Poettering, Lennart. "systemd For Administrators, Part XXI". Retrieved 2 July 2016.