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18 posts from April 2012

HPCloud to go in public beta with OpenStack on Ubuntu

By nickbarcet, 13 April 2012

Six month after starting a private beta for HPCloud, HP has announced this week that their cloud is ready to start scaling up to a public beta next month. This is a major milestone for HPCloud which coincides with two major events: the…

Canonical’s AWSOME bridges Amazon and OpenStack clouds

By Canonical, 13 April 2012

Canonical's AWSOME bridges Amazon and OpenStack Clouds Canonical today released for beta testing a new cloud proxy, providing APIs for OpenStack that are also common to Amazon's EC2 and AWS public cloud services. The proxy, called…

Don’t miss the inaugural Ubuntu Cloud Summit

By Cezzaine Zaher, 5 April 2012

Kicking off this May, the Ubuntu Cloud Summit is a one day event for both technology and business people interested in what cloud computing can do for their organisations. Hosted by Canonical and Redmonk we’ll be looking at how open-source…

“Metal as a Service” provisioning tool from Canonical in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS beta

By Canonical, 4 April 2012

MAAS enables system administrators to provision hyperscale deployments of physical servers, bringing cloud-like semantics for on-demand capacity to the physical server provisioning process. MAAS is designed for horizontally scaled…

Ubuntu big data environment provides new insight into music industry trends

By Canonical, 2 April 2012

Innovative London tech company Music Metric enables a comprehensive, up-to-the-hour view of artists’ popularity Summary Music Metric, an innovative London technology company, provides unique insight for music industry players and artists.…

Mercadolibre builds 1,000-node Ubuntu cloud for IT on demand

By Canonical, 2 April 2012

Ubuntu and AWS cloud used to capture, protect and monetise data across platforms Summary Mercadolibre has risen to prominence as Latin America’s leading e-commerce and auction site. Founded in 1999 with a handful of employees, it is…