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Learning Proxmox VE

By : CHENG MAN, Rik Goldman, Ken Hess
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Learning Proxmox VE

By: CHENG MAN, Rik Goldman, Ken Hess

Overview of this book

Proxmox VE 4.1 provides an open source, enterprise virtualization platform on which to host virtual servers as either virtual machines or containers. This book will support your practice of the requisite skills to successfully create, tailor, and deploy virtual machines and containers with Proxmox VE 4.1. Following a survey of PVE's features and characteristics,this book will contrast containers with virtual machines and establish cases for both. It walks through the installation of Proxmox VE, explores the creation of containers and virtual machines, and suggests best practices for virtual disk creation, network configuration, and Proxmox VE host and guest security.Throughout the book, you will navigate the Proxmox VE 4.1 web interface and explore options for command-line management
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Chapter 3. Creating Containers

 

"Containers within a single operating system are much more efficient, and because of this efficiency, they underpin the future of the cloud infrastructure industry in place of VM architecture...Efficiency demands a future of containers running bare-metal hardware. Virtual machines have had their decade."

 
 -- Linux Journal, June 7, 2013

(http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/containers%E2%80%94not-virtual-machines%E2%80%94are-future-cloud)

 

"Everything at Google runs in a container....we start over 2 billion containers per week."

 
 -- Joe Beda, a senior staff software engineer for Google Cloud Platform in a talk at Gluecon 2014

(http://www.enterprisetech.com/2014/05/28/google-runs-software-containers/)

 

"If you're in data-center or cloud IT circles, you've been hearing about containers in general and Docker in particular non-stop for over a year now. With the release of Docker 1.0 in June, the buzz has become a roar."

 
 -- ZDNET, August 4, 2014

In Chapter 2...