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5 Cool things Canonical does with Go

By didrocks on 18 January 2017

We had the recent news that Google’s Go was awarded programming language of 2016 by TIOBE! One of the main reasons for winning is the ease of learning and pragmatic nature. It’s less about theoretical nature and more about hands-on-…

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Join our OpenStack and Containers Office Hours

By Tom Callway on 4 January 2017

Sign-up for a 1 hour web session with an expert from Canonical Starting in 2017, we will be running a series of ‘Office Hours’ online sessions to help community members and customers deploy, manage and scale their Ubuntu-based…

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Mounting your home directory in LXD

By Canonical on 8 December 2016

As of LXD stable 2.0.8 and feature release 2.6, LXD has support for various UID and GID map related manipulaions. A common question is: “How do I bind-mount my home directory into a container?” and before the answer was…

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LXD 2.0: LXD and OpenStack [11/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 7 December 2016

This is the eleventh blog post in this series about LXD 2.0. Introduction First of all, sorry for the delay. It took quite a long time before I finally managed to get all of this going. My first attempts were using devstack which ran into…

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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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conjure-up Canonical Kubernetes under LXD today!

By Adam Stokes on 21 November 2016

We’ve just added the Localhost (LXD) cloud type to the list of supported cloud type on which you can deploy The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. What does this mean? Just like with our OpenStack offering you can now have…

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Kubernetes the easy way

By Jorge O. Castro on 17 November 2016

If you’re interested in running Kubernetes you’ve probably heard of Kelsey Hightower’s Kubernetes the Hard Way. Exercises like these are important, they highlight the coordination needed between components in modern stacks, and it…

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Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

By Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8…

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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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Canonical certifies big software solutions at Facebook’s new lab

By Canonical on 30 August 2016

Written by David Duffey, Director of Technical Partnerships for Canonical’s cloud division Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify…

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Layer Docker deep dive

By Charles Butler on 5 August 2016

Juju is all about modeling your application. That means that an application can be in a docker container, use a configuration management utility on top of a traditional machine, or is a single binary golang application. This is the beauty…

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Charm Partner Newsletter: July

By Ellen Arnold on 14 July 2016

In this issue… Ecosystem growth: Welcome to our new partners New features and tips: Juju GUI 2.0, using ZFS and LXD, and OPNFV charming Upcoming events: Juju Charmer Summit 12-14 September and upcoming office hours Ecosystem Growth…