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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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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 and ARM collaborate on OpenStack

By Canonical on 17 October 2016

Canonical and ARM collaborate to offer commercial availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph for 64-bit ARM-based servers Availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade offering…

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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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Carleton University creates Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack, IBM

By Canonical on 12 October 2016

Carleton University Creates Campus Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack running on IBM Power Systems Carleton Research Cloud offers rapid, self-service POWER compute resources for faster processing of scientific inquiries Canonical’s…

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Cloud Chatter: September 2016

By Canonical on 30 September 2016

Welcome to our September edition. This month, We begin with Canonical introducing enterprise support for its own distribution of Kubernetes across public clouds and private infrastructure. Next up we give you a preview of what you can…

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Big data gets super-fast with Ubuntu on Bigstep Metal Cloud

By Canonical on 14 September 2016

Bigstep gains Ubuntu Public Cloud certification Ubuntu Server images are optimized for performance, security, dependability on Bigstep Metal Cloud, with enterprise security updates Ubuntu Advantage support available through the Bigstep…

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MAAS 2.0: high availability API-driven bare metal provisioning

By Christian Reis on 8 September 2016

This week, the result of over a year of work by our engineering team is concluded: the final release of MAAS 2.0 is now available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and additionally from our stable release PPA. If you’ve never heard of MAAS…

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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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Autopilot: benefits of early release

By Carla Berkers on 24 May 2016

OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the…

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Renting bare-metal (as a Service) with MAAS

By Christian Reis on 15 March 2016

With the amount of industry excitement around virtualized cloud, it is easy to downplay the importance of directly utilizing bare metal infrastructure. And yet bare-metal is the one thing every experienced operator knows they can rely on…

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Mobile World Congress 2016, Day 1 Recap

By Canonical on 23 February 2016

Bhaskar Gorti, President, Applications and Analytics at Nokia discusses Service Modeling and NFV deploymentThis is my first Mobile World Congress (MWC), and I have to say, the event is truly huge. Canonical is here demonstrating converged…