Archive for October, 2015

How to run Ubuntu KVM host in an unprivileged LXC container

Monday, October 26th, 2015

I like things containerized. It makes migration simple and painless. I also like my containers unprivileged. This of course brings some inconveniences while making huge strides ahead in terms of security. This is one of the reasons for having my KVM hosts containerized. The other is the fact that sometimes getting KVM on LXC host itself is cumbersome. Others have done significant work at bringing ease of VM operation to Linux, and I like to build on top of that work. This guide is for using Ubuntu KVM host inside unprivileged LXC container.
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Migrate/convert existing full Ubuntu 14.04 server to LXC container

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Following the guide for converting full CentOS 6 servers to LXC containers, here is the quick update for converting Ubuntu 14.04 hosts to LXC containers.
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MySQL 5.6.25 sql-bench results on Linux 4.2.3 kernel and SSD RAID 1

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

This post provides fresh sql-bench results for the test that was performed a while back.
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