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What is the difference between LXC and LXD ?

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What is the difference between LXC and LXD ?
posted Apr 5, 2017 by Alok

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LXC

LinuX Containers (LXC) is an operating system-level virtualization method for running multiple isolated Linux systems (containers) on a single control host (LXC host)

LXC is a command line tool that calls REST API locally or remotely.

LXD

by Canonical, Ltd

a container system making use of LXC containers

so that you can: run LXD on Ubuntu and spin up instances of RHEL, CentOS, SUSE, Debian, Ubuntu and just about any other Linux too, instantly.

LXD is a daemon service that exposes REST API and manages the containers via liblxc.

answer Aug 10, 2017 by Manikandan J
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