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34 posts from March 2015

MWC 2015: a week to remember

By Canonical, 16 March 2015

As the lights go down on Mobile World Congress 2015, we’ve taken a bit of time to reflect on what has become one of our favourite events in the conference calender. And what a week it was! Congress touched every team within Canoncial…

Exploring Juju with Project Calico

By Canonical, 16 March 2015

Installing OpenStack is non-trivial. You need to install a large number of packages across a number of machines, get all the configuration synchronized so that all those components can talk to each other, and then hope you didn’t make a…

Internet of Things: 2lemetry

By Canonical, 16 March 2015

Ubuntu Core allows you to easily and securely deploy an app to any number of devices. But all those devices need a place to connect to in order to transmit and receive data. 2lemetry is the perfect fit, providing a secure, scalable cloud…

Codership joins growing OpenStack Interoperability Lab community

By Canonical, 13 March 2015

Canonical is pleased to welcome Codership, creator of database clustering technology, Galera, to our OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL) program. Codership provides an essential building block for high availability databases in an…

A seachange in front-end best practice (but not for a while)

By Robin Winslow, 11 March 2015

Despite some reservations, it looks like HTTP/2 is very definitely the future of the Internet. Speed improvements HTTP/2 may not be the perfect standard, but it will bring with it many long-awaited speed improvements to internet…

NFV and SDN on OpenStack for network operators

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) are two of the hottest infrastructure technologies around, particularly for telecoms and network operators wanting to map their services in a more efficient,…

How to face the challenges of becoming a cloud operator

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

In a shifting market, the traditional revenues of telcos and service providers are under threat. Voice revenues are at an all-time low, and high wireless data costs are negatively impacting margins. As an additional challenge, many…

How Ubuntu OpenStack makes the cloud work for telcos and SPs

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

Telcos and Service Providers expect near 100% uptime and the flexibility to scale their infrastructure up and down on-demand. This requires a proven cloud platform that minimises time-to-revenue and ensures predictable costs. Here’s why…

Make IT rain: public cloud on Ubuntu OpenStack

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

Ubuntu OpenStack is the most trusted platform on which to build a public cloud. One of the best things about it is the ease of moving from a proof of concept or small lab-based deployment to a large, scalable, production one. In this…

Architecting OpenStack for enterprise reality

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

With OpenStack becoming more and more popular as a cloud-building technology for enterprises, companies are asking themselves several important questions. How viable is OpenStack as an enterprise platform? Is it possible (and feasible) to…

Building a private cloud? Taking the leap

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

In this whitepaper, you will read about moving your Ubuntu OpenStack private cloud from the proof-of-concept stage to a production environment. It covers technical and organisational aspects, and gives you some best practices on running…

A reference architecture for implementing OpenStack on VMware vSphere

By Canonical, 11 March 2015

This technical whitepaper, a collaboration between Canonical and VMware, proposes a reference architecture for running OpenStack on VMware vSphere. It draws on experience both companies have in joint customer engagements, and lists some…