Tech Tip 2 - GroundWork in Linux Container

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Linux containers are simple, portable instances of Linux that run under the LXC container system. Whether you have Groundwork Core or Enterprise, it’s always good to have portable versions of your GroundWork servers. With containers, you can move them, copy them, snapshot them, and upgrade them (or test doing so) easily.

h5. Requirements

A Linux system with enough horsepower to run GroundWork. That usually means at least a dual-core CPU and 8 GB RAM, and 160 GB free on your hard drive. Yes, you could run this on a VM, but we can safely ignore that consideration since it’s abstract. If you want to run GroundWork on Amazon EC2, you can do it in a container as well, but you will want to follow a particular configuration option. See below.