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Containers Become a First Class Citizen in Ubuntu 16.04, Says Mark Shuttleworth

When asked by Jim Daly of WIRED about the new capabilities that will be implemented by Canonical in the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS operating system, Mark Shuttleworth responds that containers will become a first class citizen in the Xenial Xerus release, allowing users to run thousands of containers on the cloud or on IBM’s LinuxONE computer.