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LXD Weekly Status #23

By Stéphane Graber on 13 November 2017

Introduction The main focus this past week has been on merging a pretty large refactoring branch on top of LXD. This moves a lot of code around to make it more testable and easier to plug in a new database implementation in preparation for…

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Microsoft loves Linux. SQL Server Public Preview available on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 16 November 2016

Microsoft has just announced its public preview of the next release of SQL Server, and Canonical is delighted to announce that this preview is available for Ubuntu. SQL Server on Ubuntu now provides freedom of choice for developers and…

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Skype for Ubuntu…available in Beta mode!

By Canonical on 13 July 2016

Super exciting news for the Ubuntu and Linux community! News has just been announced that the Beta version of a new Skype for Linux has been launched! A brand new WebRTC version of Skype for Linux will be available from today which will…

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Ubuntu on Windows – The Ubuntu Userspace for Windows Developers

By Dustin Kirkland on 30 March 2016

I’m in San Francisco this week, attending Microsoft’s Build developer conference, as a sponsored guest of Microsoft.That’s perhaps a bit odd for me, as I hadn’t used Windows in nearly 16 years.  But that…

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IO Visor Project Could Change Cloud Networking

By Canonical on 17 August 2015

The Linux Foundation and PLUMgrid are set to open source IO Visor technology The IO Visor is more than just a new networking technology, it’s a relatively new concept in how we lay the foundation for any new network technology altogether.…

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The Open Enterprise Cloud – OpenStack’s Holy Grail?

By Canonical on 19 May 2015

The way people think about the enterprise IT is changing fast, putting into question many common assumptions on how hardware and software should be designed and deployed. The upending of these long held tenets of Enterprise IT are…

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Live Migration in LXD

By Canonical on 6 May 2015

There has been a lot of interest on the various mailing lists as well as internally at Canonical about the state of migration in LXD, so I thought I’d write a bit about the current state of affairs. Migration in LXD today passes the…