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  • Set up OpenVZ for your server infrastructure
  • Download and configure OS templates for containers
  • Understand how to use Vzctl for container administration
  • Create and configure containers as per their utilization
  • Manage resources on your server
  • Install and manage web-based management software on the server
  • Manage multiple-server infrastructure with OpenVZ
  • Discover how to configure your containers effectively

OpenVZ (Open Virtuozzo) is an OS-level virtualization technology based on the Linux kernel and OS written in C. It creates multiple secure and isolated Linux containers on a single physical server, enabling better server utilization and ensuring that applications do not conflict. OpenVZ is the only highly scalable virtualization technology with near-zero overhead, strong isolation, and rapid customer provisioning that's ready for production use right now.

Starting with the very basics of OpenVZ, you will learn to configure templates, create containers, administer your server infrastructure, and utilize the OpenVZ Web Panel.

Packed with practical examples and precise instructions, this book helps you to set up and configure OpenVZ. An easy-to-follow guide that will help you with real-world container administration tasks. The book has a natural flow from one topic to another and will ensure that you gain expertise in the effective implementation of OpenVZ.

  • Manage a multiple-server infrastructure with OpenVZ
  • Explore OpenVZ Web Panel and utilize server templates
  • Step-by-step guide that will help you to successfully install, configure, and manage virtualized containers using OpenVZ
Page Count 110
Course Length 3 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781782167327
Date Of Publication 11 Nov 2014


Mark Furman

Mark Furman is currently working as a systems engineer for Info-Link Technologies. He has been in the IT field for over 10 years and specializes in Linux and open source technologies. In the past, he has worked as an independent IT contractor providing consulting services for small- to medium-sized businesses and as a Linux administrator for HostGator. He has also been managing his own IT company for several years.

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