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Ubuntu available on IBM LinuxOne Rockhopper II

By Canonical, 11 April 2018

IBM has announced IBM z14 model ZR1 and LinuxONE Rockhopper II, an expansion to a family of IBM Z servers which bring the benefits of z14 technology to organizations ranging from large enterprises to startups. Where IBM Z and LinuxONE were…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 10 April 2018

By David Britton, 10 April 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server…

LXD weekly status #42

By Stéphane Graber, 10 April 2018

Introduction As this was the week following our major 3.0 release, we’ve been very actively working on early bug reports and sorting out packaging for this in the distros. This led to quite a number of bugfixes being done, issues…

Design and Web team summary – 10 April 2018

By Anthony Dillon, 10 April 2018

MAAS squad Homepage A/B test completes The team ran an A/B test on two homepage designs. Based on Google analytics experiment data and Crazy egg scroll-map data for both A and B versions. The resulting winner was B. Which has now been made…

Ubuntu Bionic: Using chrony to configure NTP

By Joshua Powers, 9 April 2018

This article originally appeared on Joshua Powers’ blog   Using chrony to configure NTP Starting with Ubuntu Bionic, the choice for fast and accurate time synchronization is chrony. For the features available with chrony and how…

Canonical and CPLANE partner to simplify cloud management

By Canonical, 9 April 2018

Recently announced, Canonical and CPLANE will now offer a distributed cloud orchestration and software-defined networking solution to simplify the complexity of managing distributed clouds. Canonical will deliver high-performance…

Cloud-init v.18.2: CLI subcommands

By Canonical, 5 April 2018

This article originally appeared on Chad Smith’s blog Cloud-init published its second release of 2018: version 18.2. Among many notable features in the 18.1 release and the 18.2 release, the cloud-init team has been adding some…

The Nextcloud Box: a review of building an IoT device with snaps

By Guest, 5 April 2018

In 2016, Canonical, Nextcloud and WDLabs introduced the Nextcloud Box, the first IoT style device running with snaps out of the box. Besides sales of nearly 2K boxes before Western Digital shut down their research division WDLabs late last…

Git-to-k8s automation for on-prem container deployments

By James Donner, 4 April 2018

This is the second webinar in our Kubernetes Month series! Speaker: Khash Sajadi (Cloud66) & Marco Ceppi (Canonical) Date/Time: April 11, 2018 at 12PM EST / 5PM GMT Kubernetes brings Devs and Ops close together, but that presents…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 4 April 2018

By Joshua Powers, 3 April 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server…

LXD weekly status #41

By Stéphane Graber, 3 April 2018

Introduction The highlight for this week is the release of LXD, LXC and LXCFS 3.0! Those 3 releases are LTS releases and will be supported for the next 5 years. The relevant release announcements can be found here: LXD 3.0 LXC 3.0 LXCFS…

Using cloud-init with Multipass

By Joshua Powers, 2 April 2018

This article originally appeared on Joshua Powers’ blog cloud-init + Multipass Multipass is a quick and easy way to launch virtual machine instances running Ubuntu. Cloud-init is the standard for customizing cloud instances and now…