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How does horizontal scaling work in Triton?

Joyent recently announced their new "Triton" system, which is an "elastic container-native infrastructure". One of the touted advantages is "simplified host management", meaning that "Triton ...
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Update the container of a service in Amazon ECS

What kind of approach is recommended for updating the container of a service which is running in Amazon ECS? The AWS documentation says: "If you have updated the Docker image of your application, you ...
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LXC container shows host's full RAM amount and CPU count

I've been using LXC containers for a few years and have recently expanded the types of applications that run inside of container environments. I'm starting to limit resources at the container level ...
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Docker link persistence

Assume I have two containers, ConA and ConB, such that ConA is the source container and ConB is the target. Will the link from ConA to ConB survive if: ConA fails? ConA fails but gets automatically ...
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Set up jail environment [duplicate]

I'm configuring a server and for some reasons I want that a certain user can only view a particular folder and that can execute only a set of program/commands (e.g.: I don't want that user X can ...
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Is there any reason *not* to run HAProxy in a Docker container? [closed]

Will performance and/or stability suffer if I run HAProxy (or Nginx) in a container vs installing it directly on the host?
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How do hosting providers give each container a unique public IP? [closed]

I'm looking in to starting my own hosting company; even if I'm only paid in experience. At first, I thought I'd create shell scripts to automate the creation of OpenVZ containers. But then I ...
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Nginx proxy to many container running on different CoreOS nodes

Surfing the net, I've found many tutorials about proxying to different Docker containers running on the same host, using Nginx/Confd (or Haproxy, or Vulcand). However, what I need to do it's ...
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Using host's iptables to prevent access to docker-container's exposed ports

I have a host which runs a few docker's containers. This host has a few network interfaces, my goal is make some exposed ports from containers accessible only by certain interfaces, and prevent ...
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openvz: limit resource usage of common services?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS inside a OpenVZ (Virtuozzo) container. There are basic services running (Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, MariaDB, OpenVPN, LDAP, memcached, php-fpm, nscd) and I am already ...
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how to change MTU inside docker container which is running with ubuntu 14.04 and also on host machine with ubuntu 14.04?

I want to change MTU(Maximum Transmission Unit) inside docker which is running on ubuntu 14.04. also docker container running with ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that its docker0 interface on host os ...
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Cannot start OpenVZ container

When I try to start container I got Starting container... Opening delta /var/lib/vz/private/100/root.hdd/root.hdd Adding delta dev=/dev/ploop15117 img=/var/lib/vz/private/100/root.hdd/root.hdd (rw) ...
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How to insulate apps from underlying OS changes using Docker

I'm not a docker user, just want to know if this is an accurate use case for docker. Current State We deploy custom Java apps on RHEL/VMware. To function properly, the apps depend on local Java ...
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Docker image build hangs at “pacman -S …”

I am trying to build a Docker image from the official Arch Linux image. These are the things I have done so far: I PULL-ed the official Arch Linux Image: docker pull base/archlinux I wrote this ...
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Running multiple ubuntu (or other distro) inside Docker containers on CoreOS, is this efficient?

From what I have read I believe CoreOS to be a bare-bones Linux distribution which essentially facilitates running Docker containers that contain any applications or services that you require. From ...
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Chaining two containers with docker

I have two containers that I have chained them together, so traffic that comes to container 2, first passes by container 1. I set container 2 --net=none. Host --- Container 1 --- Container 2 this is ...
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Is there a technology similar to Docker Containers for Windows Server?

Docker Containers (which is basically application isolation, afaik) look handy but they are only for Linux. Even "Docker Container for Windows" basically just installs a Linux VM into VirtualBox on ...
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Transparent proxying a single docker container to another docker container

I have a pair of docker containers running on the host machine, these containers together makes my application fulfill. So for each iteration/instance of my application requires a pair of docker ...
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Is it possible to set the backing FS directory of a specific LXC?

So they don't all go to the same folder (e.g. /var/lib/lxc)? This would let the user take advantage of other partitions/disks when the default one becomes full. lxc version: 1.0.6
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Publicly routable IPv6 linux container

My goal is to have a routable public IPv6 address for each of my docker containers. I want to be able to connect into and out of my containers using the IPv6 protocol. I'm using Linode and I've been ...
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Docker container for on-demand deployment of other Docker containers

I have read the "Getting Started" introduction on Docker's website, but I still have one question I could not find an answer to: Is it possible to set up a Docker container which can create other ...
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OpenVZ Container Restart [closed]

I'm wondering if there are any public scripts to automatically restart OpenVZ containers on certain load amount / high cpu. Trying to limit my containers on my personal machine, thanks.
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How to add a file to a docker container which has no root permissions?

I'm trying to add a file to a Docker image built from the official tomcat image. That image does not seem to have root rights, as I'm logged in as user tomcat if I run bash: docker run -it tomcat ...
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communication between containers in docker other than sockets/network

Is there any to way to communicate among docker containers other than via sockets/network? May be it can be IPC or some other means. Is it feasible? I have read docker documentation which says we ...
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Scaling out Dokku infrastructure

I just finished setting up a Dokku-based infrastructure, but i'm curious about how to scale it. I followed this tutorial by Digital Ocean, but there's not mention of HA or scalability. Is it ...
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Docker attach to curses process

I'm trying to use docker attach to attach to curses-based graphical process: $ docker run --name irssi -it pandrew/irssi irssi When you detach from this process using ^P^Q and reattach with docker ...
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LXC containers act differently on difrent servers [closed]

I have two physical servers A and B. I wanted to upgrade them from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Here is my current setup (if I'm left out any info here, let me know and I'll add it): Server A: Ubuntu ...
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Can a Docker container uses the full CPU power and memory of the host OS?

I am new to Docker, but I have experience of using VM and hypervisor. Referring to Docker introduction and this image, Docker containers are isolated but share the same host OS. If we deploy only 1 ...
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Proper way of handling LXC containers on btrfs

Lets say we have one server with lxc installed, and a lxc container used for as a base img /var/lib/lxc/ubuntu_base. For simplicity let's forget the config changes after copying the base img. some ...
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LXC Container Networking

I just started to experiment with LXC containers. I was able to create a container and start it up but I cannot get dhcp to assign the container an IP address. If I assign a static address the ...
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How to handle security updates within Docker containers?

When deploying applications onto servers, there is typically a separation between what the application bundles with itself and what it expects from the platform (operating system and installed ...
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Configure Nginx with multiple lxc containers, virtual hosts and subdomains

I want to use multiple (at least 3) lxc containers running Apache2 on port 80. I want to configure Nginx such that www.mydomain.com serves the content on the host machine while sub1.mydomain.com , ...
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Reverse Proxy Linux Containers

I am trying to set up a reverse proxy on my ubuntu 14.04 host so that I can run multiple websites, each in their own LXC container (one day docker but one step at a time). In this example the ...
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Taskset not working properly in OpenVZ container

In a Debian OpenVZ container, I'm trying to use taskset to pin a process to a core, but it doesn't work: root@foo:/# taskset -c -p 0 1754 pid 1754's current affinity list: 0-7 pid 1754's new affinity ...
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Force an LXC container to use its own IP address

Sorry if this question has already been asked. I could not find it, I have this setup : +---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |HOST ...
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Linux containers (LXC) on Red Hat/CentOS EL6 - lxc-create versus libvirt?

It's tricky trying to stay within the good graces of Red Hat and still plan for system longevity... I've been a proponent of Linux Containers (LXC) for over a year. My initial installations were ...
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Accessing a container from another container using the public IP of the host

I've some issues configuring properly the network in proxmox. In short, from a container, I can reach any web server outside (ex: google.com), but I can't reach the web server on my container. The ...
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Linux Containers (LXC) : lx-execute and networking

I have a question about LXC Containers. I have some containers, if I lxc-start them, they come up with networking fine, but I want to just be able to run commands against them using lxc-execute, ...
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Read in effective RAM usage on Linux

I'm running some programs on *nix inside of a container and I'm attempting to closely calculate the amount of RAM my process is using. It is my understanding that this information should be under ...
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headless linux server for web serving tasks

I only need to run text-based applications on my server. think LAMP + ssh. It seems unnecessary to install entire distributions, like ubuntu, just to fire up apache and serve up my one web app. ...
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Prevent fork bomb inside docker container

I am currently struggling with limiting number of processes for user which I called sandbox. I configured processes limit inside /etc/security/limits.conf like this: sandbox hard nproc ...
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why docker not executing init as lxc

Docker is not running init. So services are not started during startup. Lxc runs init during lxc-start.Since Docker is using lxc why it is not running init. What are the advantages of not running init ...
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Configuring Container with bridges and vlans (server only?)

I have two groups of lxc contianers on a server and want to isolate their network traffic for security reasons. I will be using port forwarding so the containers much each have separate IP's. I know I ...
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How to list disk space usages of all containers on an OpenVZ server?

I have an OpenVZ server with 46 containers. How do I get a list of all the containers with their corresponding disk usage?
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dotCloud Docker vs traditional VM [closed]

I am new to Docker. What are the major differences between Docker and traditional VM? Is Docker stable enough for daily use?
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How is Apache 1.3 compressing?

More specifically, I would like suggestions as to how my server is encoding in gzip compressed format. We have once OC4J container that serves gzip transfer encoding, and others do not. Trying to ...
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How to detach a Solaris non-global zone when zoneadm detach is not available?

I have an old Solaris 10U1 that does not have zoneadm detach command. Only the following subcommands are supported: help boot halt ready reboot list verify install uninstall I need this to move ...
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placing war file in the webapps subdirectory of the servlet container’s installation directory

i am trying to install a particular software and it is asking me to place the .war file in the webapps subdirectory of the servlet container's installation directory. I am not sure which location is ...
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OpenVZ Can't initialize containers after install

I have installed OpenVZ on centos 6 on a dedicated server. I followed quick installation guide on openvz wiki. After installing thru yum, I don't know why, but grub.conf wasn't automatically updated ...
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How To Create User's Virtualization Environment

what i want to do is to create user virtulized environment (online) i want to create an environment that my user connect to my server online & they will have there own online pc .. may be its ...