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By Canonical on 14 March 2018

Event Information Date: March 27 – 29 City/State: San Jose, CA Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center Booth: #1227 GTC is the premier AI and deep learning conference, providing unparalleled training, industry insights, and…

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MAAS 2.4.0 Alpha 2 released!

By Canonical on 14 March 2018

This originally appeared on Andres Rodriguez’s blog Hello MAASters! I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 2 has now been released and is available for Ubuntu Bionic. MAAS Availability MAAS 2.4.0 alpha 1 is available in the…

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LXD weekly status #38

By Stéphane Graber on 13 March 2018

Introduction This past week the LXD team was meeting in Budapest, Hungary. We spent most of our times working on a number of issues targeted at the final 3.0 releases. @freeekanayaka worked with @stgraber to track down an fix a testing…

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MAAS for the home

By Canonical on 6 March 2018

This article originally appeared on Chris Sanders’ blog MAAS is designed to run in a data center where it expects to have control of DNS and DHCP. The use of an external DHCP server is listed as ‘may work but not supported’ in the…

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LXD weekly status #37

By Stéphane Graber on 5 March 2018

Introduction So this past week was rather intense, in a nutshell, we’ve: Merged LXD clustering support Split python3-lxc, lua-lxc and lxc-templates out of the LXC codebase Moved libpam-cgfs from lxcfs to lxc Released 3.0.0 beta1 of…

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Kernel Team summary: February 27, 2018

By Canonical on 27 February 2018

Development (18.04) On the road to 18.04 we have a 4.15 based kernel in the Bionic repository. Important upcoming dates: 16.04.4 Point Release – Mar 1 (~1 week away) Feature Freeze…

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Ubuntu Server development summary – 27 February 2018

By David Britton on 27 February 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server…

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Charming Discourse with the reactive framework

By David Lawson on 27 February 2018

Recently the Canonical IS department was asked to deploy the Discourse forum software for a revamp of the Ubuntu Community site at Discourse is a modernization of classic forum/bulletin board software packages…

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LXD weekly status #36

By Stéphane Graber on 26 February 2018

Introduction This past week we’ve been working very hard to land all those last few bits ahead of us tagging a number of 3.0.0.beta1 releases of all our repositories. We’re now waiting for a few last bits to land, including LXD clustering…

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Deploying Ubuntu OpenStack to ARM64 servers

By dannf on 26 February 2018

At Canonical, we’ve been doing work to make sure Ubuntu OpenStack deploys on ARM servers as easily as on x86. Whether you have Qualcomm 2400 REP boards, Cavium ThunderX boards, HiSilicon D05 boards, or other Ubuntu …

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LXD Weekly Status #35

By Stéphane Graber on 20 February 2018

Introduction This past week we’ve been focusing on a number of open pull requests, getting closer to merging improvements to our storage volume handling, unix char/block devices handling and the massive clustering branch that’s been…

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Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

By Canonical on 15 February 2018

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which…