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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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LXD weekly status #32

By Stéphane Graber on 29 January 2018

The focus of this week has been preparing for our trip to Brussels where we’ll be spending 3 days all working together on LXD before attending and presenting at FOSDEM. @brauner is making good progress on preparing for the liblxc 3.0…

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LXD Weekly Status #28

By Stéphane Graber on 18 December 2017

Introduction This is our last status update before we break for the holidays. On the LXD side of things, this past week saw the inclusion of a couple of minor features (–all flag and boot.stop.priority option) and quite a few…

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LXD Weekly Status #25

By Stéphane Graber on 27 November 2017

Introduction This week has been split between some upcoming feature work (infiniband and clustering), helping some new contributors get started with contributing to LXD and doing a lot of backports to the stable branches. Our stable branch…

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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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LXD Weekly Status #13: Snap data migration, Open Source Summit & more

By Stéphane Graber on 4 September 2017

Weekly status for the week of the 28th to the 3rd of September 2017. Introduction The main focus for this past week has been the preparation for LXC 2.1. We’ve now issued a call for testing and expect it to release tomorrow…

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LXD 2.0: Debugging and contributing to LXD [12/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 27 February 2017

This is the twelfth and last blog post in this series about LXD 2.0. Introduction This is finally it! The last blog post in this series of 12 that started almost a year ago. If you followed the series from the beginning, ……

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Canonical’s Distribution of Kubernetes reduces operational friction

By Canonical on 1 December 2016

Linux containers (LXC) are one of the hottest technologies in the market today. Developers are adopting containers, especially Docker, as a way to speed-up development cycles and deliver code into testing or production environments much…

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Canonical expands enterprise container portfolio

By Canonical on 27 September 2016

Canonical Expands Enterprise Container Portfolio with Commercially Supported Distribution of Kubernetes Canonical’s distribution of Kubernetes is supported, enterprise Kubernetes Support is available on public clouds, private…

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Lunch and learn with OpenStack containers

By Mark Baker on 15 August 2016

Follow the instructions in this article to spend around an hour over your lunch time to get an entire Ubuntu OpenStack cloud up and running in containers on a single machine. The resulting cloud will launch container based workloads. News…

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LXD 2.0: LXD and Juju [10/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 8 June 2016

Juju is Canonical’s service modeling and deployment tool. It supports a very wide range of cloud providers to make it easy for you to deploy any service you want on any cloud you want. On top of that, Juju 2.0 also includes…

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What’s possible with Ubuntu on Mainframe?

By matt-c-irvine on 5 May 2016

IBM Systems Magazine Webinar “Discover the Cloud and Scale Out World of Ubuntu”held on 27 April 2016 Recently announced support for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on IBM LinuxONE and z Systems has created a paradigm shift in a world that…