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Tutorial: Setup a ZFS storage pool

By David Callé, 9 February 2018

ZFS is a handy way of pooling disks together into a single filesystem. Whether you want to transparently mirror content across disks to preserve yourself from faulty hardware or unify an array of disks into a single storage unit,…

Tutorial: Install single-server OpenStack with conjure-up

By David Callé, 2 February 2018

OpenStack is the de facto open source standard to build private and public clouds. We believe deploying and getting familiar with OpenStack should be an easy task for all developers, that’s why we have built conjure-up, a simple…

Tutorial: Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

By David Callé, 30 January 2018

Chromebooks have gained popularity as relatively inexpensive web-centric laptops. They give access to web-based and native applications through the Chrome store, but what if you want to do more with them? Installing Ubuntu on a Chromebook…

Tutorial: Continuous delivery of snaps with Circle CI

By David Callé, 19 January 2018

Bullet-proof continuous delivery of software is crucial to the health of your community, more than a way to run manual tests, it also enables your early adopters to test code and give feedback on it as soon as it lands. You may be already…

How Netflix tunes Ubuntu on EC2

By Jorge O. Castro, 11 August 2015

One of the nice things about having Netflix running Ubuntu is that the community can take advantage of the lessons they learn about running services at scale. I had the pleasure of attending Brendan Gregg’s Linux Profiling at Netflix…