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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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Conjure-up is magic!

By Brent Clements on 26 August 2016

There are few things that really get me excited when it comes to technology. But those that do can be classified as follows: Technology that makes my life easier Technology that makes my job easier Anything Ubuntu Linux related Canonical,…

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QTS and Canonical unveil private, fully managed OpenStack cloud

By Canonical on 22 August 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, and LONDON, U.K. (August 22, 2016) – Responding to increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) and Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu, the…

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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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What is and Why Micro-Segmentation for multi-tenant big software?

By Brent Clements on 26 July 2016

Working with enterprises particularly those in health, financial services and government sectors who are required to be serious about security and who need to meet regulatory compliance requirements,  micro-segmentation has emerged as…

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Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

By Canonical on 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built…

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e-shelter and Canonical launch Joint Managed OpenStack Private Cloud

By Canonical on 5 July 2016

Quick, easy and cost-predictable way to get a fully functional OpenStack cloud Built on Ubuntu OpenStack and using application management tools Juju and MaaS Fully managed cloud service takes away the hassle of day to day IT operations…

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What’s the easiest way to start using big software? Meet Conjure-up

By Adam Stokes on 9 June 2016

Have a big software project you want to get in front of users with the least amount of barriers? Maybe it has a lot of dependencies, target runtimes, and/or micro-service type relationships. Don’t feel like writing a book’s worth of…

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Vendors embrace Juju model-driven operations

By Canonical on 6 June 2016

Vendors delivering SAAS experience on-premises with Juju charms Charms encapsulate deployment, integration, management, support, operations Reusable charms greatly reduce the operations cost of big software Centres of gravity around big…

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Building a nervous system for OpenStack

By Guest on 31 May 2016

Big Software is a new class of software composed of so many moving pieces that humans, by themselves, cannot design, deploy or operate them. OpenStack, Hadoop and container-based architectures are all byproducts of Big Software. The only…

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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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Using containers to create the world’s fastest OpenStack

By Dustin Kirkland on 10 May 2016

Below you can find the audio/video recording of my OpenStack Austin presentation, where I demonstrated Ubuntu OpenStack Mitaka, running on top of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, entirely within LXD machine containers.  You can also download the PDF…