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26 posts from September 2015

Big Data Contest at Strata + Hadoop World

By James Donner, 22 September 2015

Strata + Hadoop World New York City is going to be a big week for big data. Canonical are proud to be exabyte sponsors for the upcoming event. If you’re coming to Strata + Hadoop World, don’t forget to visit our booth and discover the…

Crowdsourcing the #AppEnabledHome: GE, FirstBuild and Canonical

By Maarten Ectors, 22 September 2015

  IoT is changing the home. Soon you will have apps and app stores on any type of home appliance. Earlier this year, GE’s FirstBuild brought to market the first app-enabled fridge. However, before IoT in the home can be mass market…

Why I like Juju….

By Canonical, 21 September 2015

  A long time ago Canonical (of Ubuntu fame) got in touch with us and asked if we’d like to bring Saiku to their new Juju platform. We were sceptical and semi agreed but ended up getting diverted to other stuff and never got started.…

dConstruct 2015

By Jamie Young, 18 September 2015

We had a great time at dConstruct in Brighton last Friday. Ubuntu was the premier sponsor of the event, so 15 of us headed down from London in the small hours of the morning to set up our stand and enjoy a day out. Origami competition Our…

Write Juju Charms, we’ll pick up the tab

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 September 2015

I am happy to announce the start of Juju Charm Developer program. It’s a simple premise, if you are interested in working on Juju charms, we will pay for your cloud time on Amazon Web Services. All we ask is that you share this work…

Ubuntu nominated in V3 Technology Awards shortlist; cast your vote!

By Canonical, 17 September 2015

We’re delighted to have been nominated for three V3 Technology Awards this year. It’s been a great year for us and so it’s fantastic to be recognised for our recent innovation. The sixth annual awards provides the opportunity for V3…

The future of access networks

By Maarten Ectors, 16 September 2015

IoT, Docker, Big Data, Cloud, mobile apps, Video on Demand, etc. It seems like innovation is accelerating but without a roadmap, business plan or strategy. Google and co. seem to have their eye set on taking over the telecom business.…

Rackspace joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

By Alexander Gallagher, 10 September 2015

Continuing to validate the importance of certified images in the cloud Ubuntu, the world’s most popular cloud operating system, has gained additional traction with Rackspace, a managed cloud leader. Rackspace and Canonical are…

Pi-Cubes – App-Enabled HVAC Control

By Maarten Ectors, 9 September 2015

This is a guest post by the Cube-Controls team as part of “the startup stories”, a series of blog posts about how and why innovative companies are using Ubuntu technology. Pi-Cubes has been designed to provide makers and hobbyist with a…

The App-Enabled Spider

By Maarten Ectors, 8 September 2015

This is a guest post by the Erle-Robotics team as part of “the startup stories”, a series of blog posts about how and why innovative companies are using Ubuntu technology. Erle-Spider as the first legged drone powered by ROS and running…

We’re going to be at dConstruct!

By Inayaili de León Persson, 8 September 2015

Ubuntu is once again sponsoring the excellent dConstruct conference, taking place this Friday, 11th September in Brighton. This year’s theme is “Designing the future” and we can’t wait to hear what the stellar…

Canonical Cloud Chatter: August 2015

By James Donner, 1 September 2015

September is fast approaching giving us a ‘back-to-school’ feeling. No time to spare, we’ve been focused on securing new partners for Juju, planning the upcoming Juju Charmer Summit as well as our popular Ubuntu OpenStack Fundamentals…