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Cloud Chatter: November 2016

By James Donner on 2 December 2016

Welcome to our November edition. We begin with details on our latest partnership with Docker. Next up, we bring you a co-hosted webinar with PLUMgrid exploring how enterprises can build and manage highly scalable OpenStack clouds. We also…

Canonical announcements

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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Webinar: Deploying Microsoft technologies on OpenStack

By Canonical on 31 October 2016

Watch On Demand In this webinar we explore the common challenges organisations face in deploying and managing Windows workloads at scale on OpenStack. We look at how Windows Charms can integrate seamlessly with existing Juju Charms to…

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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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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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DataArt’s DeviceHive platform arrives on Azure Marketplace

By Canonical on 24 April 2015

The industrial Internet of Things (IoT) enables businesses to predict when industrial equipment is going to fail, so that action can be taken beforehand. A leader in this space, DataArt, developed one of the first IoT and big data open…

Internet of Things

The power of Software Defined Networking appliances – SDNA

By Maarten Ectors on 8 April 2015

For Mobile World Congress we purchased the cheapest Intel server with 6 ports from the Amazon Store: After installing Snappy Ubuntu Core and working with partners like Microsoft, F5, Dataart, Cybervision, Forgerock, ARM, Balabit, Zabbix,…

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Ubuntu, Hortonworks and Microsoft = Big Data Hosted Solution

By Tom Callway on 19 February 2015

The first Microsoft Azure hosted service to run Linux (on Ubuntu) announced at Strata Conference This week thousands of people are in California at Strata + Hadoop World to learn more about the technology and business of big data. At the…

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Ubuntu on Windows Azure gets the Juju magic

By Mark Baker on 17 September 2013

September 17th, 2013. Today, Canonical, in cooperation with Microsoft, is announcing that Juju fully supports deploying services on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. This means that Ubuntu users can use Juju with its intuitive GUI to design and…

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Enterprise cloud computing with Ubuntu on Windows Azure

By Canonical on 16 April 2013

The emergence of public cloud computing has changed the IT landscape for developers and enterprises, making it significantly easier and more cost effective to develop and deploy new applications, services and infrastructure. Enterprises…


Ubuntu is the open source platform of choice for Oxford Archaeology

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Out with the proprietary software and in with open source. Moving to Ubuntu is proving to be an excellent decision by Oxford Archaeology. Background Oxford Archaeology, as its name implies, is no high-tech newbie. The company, self…