System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones

System and Space Requirements

The following primary machine considerations are associated with the use of lx branded zones.

There are no limits on how much disk space can be consumed by a zone. The global administrator is responsible for space restriction. The global administrator must ensure that local storage is sufficient to hold a non-global zone's root file system. Given sufficient storage, even a small uniprocessor system can support a number of zones running simultaneously.