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19 posts from May 2014

NUDT and Canonical bring OpenStack to world’s fastest supercomputer

By Canonical, 14 May 2014

China’s National University of Defense Technology, NUDT, developers of the Tianhe-2 supercomputer, and Canonical, the organisation behind Ubuntu, today announce a collaboration to bring OpenStack to the world’s fastest supercomputer for…

Ubuntu announcements from the Atlanta OpenStack Summit

By Dustin Kirkland, 13 May 2014

Atlanta, Tuesday May 13th 2014 Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, made several announcements on stage at the OpenStack Summit today. The themes of the Summit so far have been set by the SuperUsers – users of…

Jumpstart Training with the Orange Box

By Dustin Kirkland, 13 May 2014

Two full days of technical training, covering Ubuntu, MAAS, Juju, Landscape, and OpenStack. We are delighted to introduce a new delivery mechanism for Jumpstarts, leveraging the innovative Orange Box! We’ll deliver an Orange Box to…

Fast with an extra helping of faster

By Mark Baker, 13 May 2014

Today AMD announced a set of industry benchmark performance records for hyperscale OpenStack running on Ubuntu OpenStack (Icehouse) and AMD’s SeaMicro SM15000™ system. The benchmarking, which is the largest known demonstration of OpenStack…

Ubuntu at OpenStack Atlanta

By Mark Baker, 12 May 2014

Canonical has been at every OpenStack Summit contributing to its success. The Juno Summit in Atlanta is no exception and as with previous events we have exciting new development with Ubuntu OpenStack to show. As well as showcasing the new…

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas…

By Alejandra Obregon, 9 May 2014

Last week a few of us flew to Las Vegas for a Juju sprint at the world-famous Flamingo casino (where Hunter S. Thompson stayed in Fear and Loathing). It was the first time in Las Vegas for most of us so we weren’t quite sure what to…

New DVD design for 14.04 LTS

By Tom Macfarlane, 1 May 2014

The new DVD designs feature: Desktop Edition – 14.04 wallpaper – Modified design of the folded paper numerals Server Edition – An integrated, 14 module graphic Trusty Tahr – hidden reveal within the DVD pocket Design…