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50 posts from October 2015

The System76 Superfan contest

By Canonical, 13 October 2015

Ubuntu enables a thriving ecosystem of suppliers who offer commercial devices and services around the OS. This is a guest post from System76, the technology company that builds all their retail devices for Ubuntu. All System76 laptops,…

Ubuntu with IBM Power Systems LC models for big data

By John Dolen, 8 October 2015

Juju makes it easy to model and deploy Spark and other analytics solution bundles IBM has extended its range of Ubuntu supported systems with today’s announcement of the Power Systems LC models. Canonical, along with fellow OpenPOWER…

Keynotes from my first PyCon – friendly and inspiring

By Robin Winslow, 7 October 2015

Last weekend I went to my first Pycon, my second conference in a fortnight. The conference runs from Friday to Monday, with 3 days of talks followed by one day of “sprints”, which is basically a hack day. PyCon has a code of…

Python learnings from PyCon

By Robin Winslow, 7 October 2015

The weekend before last, I went to PyCon UK 2015. I already wrote about the keynotes, which were more abstract. Here I’m going to talk about the other talks I saw, which were generally more technical or at least had more to do with…

BootStack managed cloud factsheet

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 7 October 2015

BootStack, is a the fully managed cloud offer from Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. BootStack is a true end to end offer including the design, implementation, and ongoing management of an OpenStack cloud on Ubuntu, followed by an…

Managed Cloud Network Security from Zentera, Alliance and Canonical

By Canonical, 6 October 2015

Zentera Systems, Inc., Alliance Technology Group and Canonical jointly announced today a collaboration to deliver secure hybrid networking solutions on top of Canonical’s managed OpenStack cloud, BootStack. The three companies will be…

Get a Big Data Cloud Fast and Easy

By Canonical, 6 October 2015

If you work with big data, then you know there’s an expanding ecosystem of software to process and analyze, and monitor and manipulate your data. You probably don’t have time to manually install, configure, connect, and test…

APIDaze joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 5 October 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that APIDaze has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling…

Scope Wonderland: Selected content

By Amrisha Prashar, 5 October 2015

We collaborated with the content creators Userfarm to ask filmmakers how they would interpret the richness of Scopes through an open video brief. Within the brief filmographers were asked to express the emotion, wonder and immersive…

Ubuntu Hackathon: Bangalore Mobile Developer Summit

By Amrisha Prashar, 5 October 2015

Canonical are platinum sponsors at the Mobile Developer Summit in Bangalore this year, and will be hosting the very first Ubuntu hackathon in India from 15-16 October 2015. The Aquaris E4.5 and E5 HD Ubuntu Edition smartphones were…

[Video] An introduction to LXD, the container lighter-visor

By Tom Callway, 5 October 2015

Stephane Graber gave this talk at the recent Container Camp event on Sept 11th, 2015 at the Barbican Centre, London. He is a long time Open Source user and contributor mostly involved in the Edubuntu project, Ubuntu itself and LTSP. He is…

Canonical launches new ‘#InternetOfToys’ initiative with partners

By Maarten Ectors, 2 October 2015

IoT World: Hybrid, Erle and Canonical combine to commercialize IoT dev ROSCon: Canonical demonstrates power of apps on robots; shows Erle Spider Mark Shuttleworth keynote at ROSCon: secrets to ROS success   Canonical is taking its…