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32 posts from May 2015

Universal Modeling Language for Service-Oriented Architectures: Part 2

By Samuel Cozannet, 7 May 2015

In the first part of this two part blog we looked at why Canonical believes a new language is needed for modeling modern applications in the cloud. In this second blog we will apply these high-level concepts to build a modular and scalable…

Market Leaders EMC and Canonical Extend OpenStack Partnership

By John Zannos, 6 May 2015

Today’s cloud workloads are driving storage requirements at an exponential rate, making storage an important part of any OpenStack deployment. Clients are looking for a scalable cloud infrastructure that is able to take advantage of the…

Universal Modeling Language for Service-Oriented Architectures: Part 1

By Samuel Cozannet, 6 May 2015

Over the last 20 years, applications have moved from a monolithic mainframe perspective to a scale out vision. However, during this time the representation of applications hasn’t changed that much. This has led to major inefficiencies in…

Introduction to nova-compute-lxd

By Canonical, 6 May 2015

LXD is a lightweight container hypervisor for full system containers, unlike Docker and Rocket which is for application containers. This means that the container will look and feel like a regular VM – but will act like a container. LXD…

Live Migration in LXD

By Canonical, 6 May 2015

There has been a lot of interest on the various mailing lists as well as internally at Canonical about the state of migration in LXD, so I thought I’d write a bit about the current state of affairs. Migration in LXD today passes the…

Ubuntu now available for pre-order on AMD-based laptops at Ebuyer.com

By Canonical, 5 May 2015

A number of new HP solutions preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by AMD technology are available on pre-order from Ebuyer.com Increases Ubuntu’s e-tail presence within the UK 05 May 2015, London: Electronic Commerce Retailer Ebuyer has…

Using Snappy OVA Images when you don’t have a Cloud Fabric

By Canonical, 5 May 2015

The Snappy OVA images are nothing more than the Ubuntu Snappy Cloud images that have been wrapped up in an OVA container. Snappy Cloud Images expect to be running within a Cloud environment where a meta-data source is provided. But since…

Ubuntu Online Summit

By Amrisha Prashar, 1 May 2015

Next week, from the 5th to 7th of May, another edition of the Ubuntu Online Summit is taking off. Three days of sessions for developers, designers, advocates, users and all members of our diverse community. Along the developer-oriented…