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Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

This guide explains how to install Docker and manage virtual machines effectively. Docker is a Open Source Linux virtualistaion platform for developers and system administrators to build, deploy, and execute distributed applications easily. Docker consists of the Docker Engine, a light runtime and virtualisation layer, tools to package and version virtual machines similar to a sourcecode repository and Docker Hub, a service in the cloud to share applications and automate workflow. Docker allows applications quickly assembled from components and eliminates friction between development environments, quality control and production.

How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox

How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox

This guide explains how to import virtual machine images in the vendor neutral OVF and OVA format into VMware and Virtualbox. I will use a ova image from howtoforge.com as example here. The vmware images from howtoforge can be used as basis for test and production servers.

Installing Virtualizor on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1

Installing Virtualizor on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1

This guide covers installing the Virtualizor control panel on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1.

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox   

In this tutorial I will introduce some tips & tricks while using the phpvirtualbox. These tricks make phpvirtualbox functionality better & much more fruitful.
I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox in headless servers (like in the tutorial VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.3 On A Headless Ubuntu 14.04 Server). This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 14.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.3 On A Headless Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.3 On A Headless Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.3 on a headless Ubuntu 14.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

How To Add PPP Kernel Support To OpenVZ Containers

How To Add PPP Kernel Support To OpenVZ Containers

If you are trying to build a VPN tunnel from within an OpenVZ container to some other system, you will most likely get the error message /usr/sbin/pppd: Sorry - this system lacks PPP kernel support. This tutorial explains how you can add PPP kernel support to your OpenVZ container so that you can start VPN connections from your container.

New Linux Container Virtualization Technology from Docker

New Linux Container Virtualization Technology from Docker

The Docker, new container-based virtualization tech startup has started it’s venture to the server virtualization industry by offering their newest version of the software, the Docker 0.8. The company has been known for their production of a faster alternative when it comes to running virtual machines over that of hypervisors.

How To Set Up Xen 4.3 On Debian Wheezy (7.0.2) And Then Upgrade To Jessie

How To Set Up Xen 4.3 On Debian Wheezy (7.0.2) And Then Upgrade To Jessie

This will be a quick and easy setup of XEN(dom0-hypervisor) and one virtual system (domU-guest). I wanted to test out XEN as my second experience after VMware and since many web pages are outdated and have many old fixed bugs and errors. I have decided to give it a spin with XEN.

Xen On Debian Wheezy With LVM

Xen On Debian Wheezy With LVM

With virtualization, you can use one big server to host lots of little servers. It's almost like having your own cloud! This tutorial covers installing Xen and your first virtual machine on top of Debian Wheezy.

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