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Docker spawns additional virtualization technologies

Joab Jackson | Nov. 10, 2014
Joyent's Mantra aims for big-data jobs, while Canonical's LXD adds in an additional security measure.

"It's designed with security in mind, first and foremost," said Dustin Kirkland, Canonical product manager, in a video presentation on the technology.

Like Docker, LXD is based on the LXC (Linux Containers) core virtualization technology. Unlike Docker, LXD will only run on Linux servers. It also features the ability to migrate running containers between one node and another with no downtime, according to Canonical.


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