What's the cheapest way to setup Linux box?

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Dec 11 16:28:28 MST 2013


On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Levi Pearson <levipearson at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:12 PM, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:10 PM, Jonathan Duncan <
> > jonathan at bluesunhosting.com> wrote:
> >
> >> For development I have recently migrated to the wonderful world of
> >> Vagrant/Virtualbox. I can setup whatever environment I need to on my
> local
> >> box, dev in a virtual environment, change anything I need to without
> worry
> >> for the host, and move those environments to other hosts if needed. Has
> >> made developing on a Mac even more enjoyable.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > Take a look at docker as well.  That is what all the cool kids are using
> > right now.
>
> Except that you've got to do your development inside a virtual machine
> anyway if you're using a Mac.  Docker only supports Linux natively,
> though you could no doubt do something very similar in any OS that
> supports chroot jails/containers/etc.
>
> Definitely check out docker, though, it's a nifty tool.
>
> I have heard good things about Docker, but have not yet played with it.


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