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34 posts from March 2015

Microsoft & Canonical demonstrate first fully automated OCP Deployment

By Canonical, 10 March 2015

Interesting news on the Open Compute Project (OCP) front this week as we extend our partnership with Microsoft to demonstrate the value of our Metal-as-a-Server (MAAS) deployment solution within an OCP environment. At this week’s OCP…

Making OpenStack Easy: QCT joins Ubuntu Cloud Partner Programme

By Canonical, 10 March 2015

Canonical is pleased to announce the addition of QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology), a leading global datacenter solution provider, to its Ubuntu Cloud Partner Programme. This extensive partnership includes QCT hardware certification on the…

AppScale the newest member of the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 9 March 2015

AppScale have joined the Charm Partner Programme. AppScale is an open source PaaS that leverages the Google App Engine APIs. It allows devs to quickly focus on the business logic of the application and frees your ops from unwieldy software…

Weave

By Karl Williams, 9 March 2015

Ubuntu Core with Weave and Docker are ideal to run backend services in any cloud, connecting securely with client devices on the edge. Whether your solution is a bespoke system or an enterprise PaaS, Weave let’s you scale and move…

Why Drones need Snappy Apps?

By Maarten Ectors, 9 March 2015

Erle-Robotics just showed the world how Snappy Ubuntu Core can power the autopilot in their Erle-Copter drone and push drones to their limits. It is a really cool video but the message is a lot bigger. If you are a drone manufacturer or…

Ubuntu at WHD.global 2015

By Tom Callway, 9 March 2015

With MWC2015 barely over, we’re now looking forward to the next big European cloud event – WHD.global 2015 – held at Europa Park in Rust, Germany. WHD.global 2015, now in its 11th year, promises to be as popular and diverse as…

Ubuntu Music App behind the scenes

By Canonical, 6 March 2015

Ubuntu community devs Andrew Hayzen and Victor Thompson chat with lead designer Jouni Helminen. Andrew and Victor have been working in open source projects for a couple of years and have done a great job on the Music application that is…

Internet of Things: Siralab Robotics

By Canonical, 6 March 2015

Siralab Robotics has engineered and built an autonomous surface vehicle named TRASIBOT for environmental monitoring and surveillance tasks, focused on the evaluation of water quality and on providing seabed mapping. Development and…

Dell launches Ubuntu loaded machines across 500 stores in Latin America

By Canonical, 2 March 2015

Ubuntu has once again expanded its distribution presence by launching across 500 stores in Latin America with Dell. This comes off the back of successful retail efforts in other global markets such as China, India and Southeast Asia.…

Introducing lxcfs

By Tom Callway, 2 March 2015

Last year around this time, we announced the availability of cgmanager, a daemon allowing users and programs to easily administer and delegate cgroups over a dbus interface. It was key to supporting nested containers and unprivileged…