What are main differences between these Docker drivers? Why is libcontainer better than LXC driver? Why should we use libcontainer, which are its benefits on practical way?

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Libcontainer is built into the code of Docker and clearly their favored choice.

Using a built-in library reduces dependencies and other moving parts, so it should be faster and can be considered more stable.

All is explained in more detail in the Docker Blog.

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