18 posts from November 2012

Design and arts in education

By Canonical, 30 November 2012

Ubuntu’s design team supports #includedesign, which is a important initiative – supported by many design organizations and companies.

Sputnik – Dell’s Ubuntu-based developer laptop is here

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

Ubuntu has long been a favourite with developers – especially in the worlds of web and cloud development. We’re excited that, from today, serious (and not-so-serious) developers will be able to get their hands on the super-sleek Dell…

Ubuntu and BitNami

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

Learn why BitNami uses Ubuntu on Amazon Web Services to help developers adapt their applications to work on the desktop, the server and the cloud.

What’s next for OpenStack?

By Canonical, 29 November 2012

OpenStack is an open source phenomenon. What started as a disruptive force for early adopting developers has morphed into the platform of choice for some of the world’s biggest clouds.

llgo update #10: "hello, world!" redux

By Canonical, 25 November 2012

It’s about time for another progress update on llgo. I’ve made decent progress recently, so let’s go through what’s new.HighlightsI’ve been refactoring bits of code and fixing bugs aplenty, so there is a mass…

Solving design problems

By Matthew Paul Thomas, 23 November 2012

To solve a design problem, define the target user, test the existing solution (if any), evaluate alternative solutions, and test with real users. The more of these steps you can follow, the better the results.

Six near-future scenarios

By Canonical, 21 November 2012

Enterprise cloud computing might be uncertain. But if you want to start making it happen then you’ve come to the right place. This new, free ebook will show you why Ubuntu is the ideal platform for the enterprise cloud. There are six…

What’s Ubuntu’s role in OpenStack?

By Canonical, 21 November 2012

Ubuntu is the fastest and best-supported route to creating an OpenStack cloud.

Unity Technologies releases 4.0 including game export for Ubuntu

By Canonical, 15 November 2012

The Unity cross-platform development tool version 4 has been released from beta into the growing world of Ubuntu game development. Every Unity developer is now only a few clicks away from publishing in the Ubuntu Software Center with Unity…

Cloud Model Checklist

By Canonical, 14 November 2012

You have critical decisions ahead as you take your first steps into cloud computing. One of them will be whether to build a private cloud infrastructure in your own data centre, make use of one of the public cloud services offered by…

Cloud computing: private, public or both?

By Kyle MacDonald, 14 November 2012

This article was published in Virtual Strategy magazine earlier this month. We think you’ll like it, so here it is. “A growing number of organisations worldwide are seeing the value of cloud computing as a way of increasing IT flexibility…

Your questions answered: the best of our webinars Q&A

By Mark Baker, 12 November 2012

What protection is available against my organisation infringing another company’s intellectual property when we use open source software? (Question covered in the Ubuntu Cloud webinar) ANSWER The question is a serious one. Thousands…