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15 posts from October 2013

Hit the ground running with Ubuntu OpenStack training

By Canonical, 30 October 2013

Canonical was the first company to commercially distribute and support OpenStack, under the Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure brand. Ubuntu is also the reference operating system for the project. Since 2011, we’ have included the latest version…

Cloud sprint: what I’ve learned about testing and code reviews

By Anthony Dillon, 30 October 2013

I was recently asked to attend a cloud sprint in San Francisco as a front-end developer for the new Juju GUI product. I had the pleasure of finally meeting the guys that I have collaboratively worked with and ultimately been helped by on…

Hadoop Buyer’s Guide

By Canonical, 29 October 2013

Big Data comes with big choices, in every way! From the tools you use to the investment you make in people and infrastructure. Although Hadoop is arguably the most popular Big Data platform, there are still many implementation and even…

IKEA’s design process

By Inayaili de León Persson, 28 October 2013

Graham pointed out a recent Wall Street Journal article out to me as I was going on about my recent kitchen renovation (yes, I’ve used IKEA units). It gives a glimpse into IKEA’s ‘painstaking’ and, for me,…

Indented styles and the Ubuntu shape

By Canonical, 25 October 2013

Since we released the initial demo of Ubuntu on phones, we’ve been looking at refining the whole Suru theme — the theme on Ubuntu for phones and tablets — and creating visual guidelines for it. Two of the things that we evolved were the…

Latest from the web team — October 2013

By Inayaili de León Persson, 24 October 2013

Release month is always a busy one for the web team, and this time was no exception with the Ubuntu 13.10 release last week. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu 13.10 release: we’ve updated www.ubuntu.com for the latest Ubuntu…

App Design Clinic #3

By Canonical, 23 October 2013

Today’s clinic included: A discussion of launcher placement, Brad Well’s Bible app – general design guidance Michael Zanetti’s uAuthenticator app – general design guidance, plus a discussion of naming and how…

What’s the future for open source mobile platforms?

By Canonical, 18 October 2013

GMIC and Mobile Monday are only a few days away, and we’ll be there. Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu, will be speaking at GMIC about “the future of the open source mobile platform movement” during a fireside chat on Tuesday 22nd…

The open cloud future is here: Ubuntu 13.10 and OpenStack Havana

By Mark Baker, 17 October 2013

We’re very happy to announce the arrival of Ubuntu 13.10 and OpenStack Havana. Ubuntu is the fastest and easiest way to deploy an OpenStack Havana-based cloud. Of course, we’re not the only way to deploy an OpenStack cloud – the diversity…

Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence

By Canonical, 17 October 2013

13.10 desktop gains Smart Scopes and performance improvements from mobile and desktop convergence effort, paving the way for full converge across all devices. 13.10 includes the first true mobile release of Ubuntu, enabling OEMs, carriers…

Ubuntu 13.10 delivers faster cloud setup and management for scale-out environments

By Mark Baker, 10 October 2013

Ubuntu Server 13.10 is available from 17th October; first fully supported release of the new OpenStack Havana, with VMWare vSphere integration, faster node installation and a new version of Juju that supports ultra-dense containerised…

Ubuntu 13.10 delivers faster cloud setup and management for scale-out environments

By Canonical, 10 October 2013

Ubuntu Server 13.10 is available from 17th October; first fully supported release of the new OpenStack Havana, with faster node installation and a new version of Juju that supports ultra-dense containerised application deployment.…