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37 posts from November 2015

Akanda joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 12 November 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that Akanda has joined the Charm Partner Programme (CPP). Canonical’s CPP helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant workload deployment,…

Canonical Demos the power of IoT to developers with the Samsung ARTIK

By Maarten Ectors, 11 November 2015

Canonical and Samsung will be at this year’s ARM TechCon to show off the power of snappy Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARTIK 5 and ARTIK 10 modules. The companies will demonstrate how combining Samsung ARTIK and snappy Ubuntu Core results in…

Converting eth0 to br0 and getting all your LXC or LXD onto your LAN

By Jay R. Wren, 10 November 2015

Wayne has a great post on the new juju lxd work. I’ve been using it a bit and it is awesome. It is super fast and I can create and destroy environments faster than creating and destroying with juju-local. One thing which I’ve…

Deploying OpenStack on MAAS 1.9+ with Juju

By dimitern, 8 November 2015

In the past months our Juju Core Sapphire team has been working on the design, planning, and implementation of a set of extended networking features for Juju 1.25 and the upcoming (January 2016) 1.26 releases. The main focus is enabling…

Canonical Cloud Chatter: October 2015

By James Donner, 6 November 2015

We had a very busy month, with the new release of Ubuntu 15.10 and the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo. We are proud to announce that the OpenStack Foundation survey results show that Ubuntu runs 65% of large OpenStack clouds. Meanwhile, we are…

Using LXD with a file-based ZFS pool on Ubuntu Wily

By Dean Henrichsmeyer, 6 November 2015

Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) comes natively with some technology previously only available in PPAs. LXD is a container hypervisor that enables and facilitates extensive and powerful management of LXC containers. It’s great for dense…

Scope Roulette

By Amrisha Prashar, 5 November 2015

To celebrate Scopes we’ve launched Scope Roulette! It’s an interactive game that gives you a chance to learn more about Scopes by swiping those visible on your screen. When the Scope stops, users can learn more about that…

LXD in the Sky with Diamonds

By Dustin Kirkland, 5 November 2015

Picture yourself containers on a server With systemd trees and spawned tty’s Somebody calls you, you answer quite quickly A world with the density so high – Sgt. Graber’s LXD Smarts Club Band Last week, we proudly…

Canonical launches world’s fastest hypervisor, LXD

By Canonical, 5 November 2015

London, November 5th 2015 – Canonical today released in beta the world’s fastest hypervisor, LXD, which takes a pure-container approach to Linux virtualization and offers dramatic performance and density advantages over VMware…

Another wave of hacking in China this time with TechCrunch

By April Wang, 4 November 2015

After undertaking several Ubuntu Phone led hackathons in Beijing and Shenzhen, we embraced the opportunity to be part of the TechCrunch one this past weekend in Beijing (31st Oct-1st Nov). This hackathon afforded us the chance to meet more…

ODS Tokyo: OpenStack For Everyone

By James Donner, 3 November 2015

We kicked off OpenStack Summit Tokyo’s Thursday Track Day with Mark Shuttleworth’s opening address, “OpenStack for Everyone”. You can watch it yourself below” Highlights Large OpenStacks Are Choosing Ubuntu – Every…

Interoute accelerates enterprises’ move to the cloud – and to Ubuntu

By Udi Nachmany, 2 November 2015

A new entrant to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global IaaS in 2015 was the UK-based Interoute with its Virtual Data Centre (VDC). Not your typical cloud giant, Interoute VDC is the cloud services platform developed by Interoute…