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18 posts from September 2013

Launching new Telco services daily – TADS Summit 2013

By Mark Baker, 30 September 2013

The telco business has long prided itself on providing dependable services all day every day. Today, dial tones generally survive earthquakes, hurricanes, wars and power cuts and that is testimony to the service quality telcos provide.…

Designing a product you don’t use

By Luca Paulina, 27 September 2013

Over the last year we have been working on the Juju GUI to reach a broader audience. Juju is a way of building complex cloud environments. It connects different services, allows complex configuration and the ability to scale out quickly…

Deploying web applications using Juju on EC2 (Part 1/3)

By Canonical, 26 September 2013

The goal of this tutorial series is to demonstrate the power of Juju service orchestration for deploying web applications and infrastructure services in the cloud, in this case on Amazon EC2. Juju is a service orchestration framework that…

Latest from the web team — September 2013

By Inayaili de León Persson, 26 September 2013

We might have been quiet, but we have been busy! Here’s a quick overview of what the web team has been up to recently. In the past month we’ve worked on: New juju.ubuntu.com website: we’ve revamped the information…

Wednesday App Clinic – Update

By Canonical, 26 September 2013

Over the last few weeks, we’ve enjoyed running 2 Wednesday App Clinics. Thanks to all those who sent us their apps and questions. It’s been a fantastic response! It certainly has helped us to see how you’ve been using the…

Creating Evernote on Ubuntu for smartphones

By Canonical, 19 September 2013

The Ubuntu community has been supporting app development for Ubuntu on phones since its launch in January. Volunteer developers have contributed significant amounts of code to the phone, including core applications such as the calendar,…

Charm Championship to be judged by industry leaders

By Canonical, 19 September 2013

As we approach the final month of the Juju Charm Championship, we’re excited to announce the panel of expert judges who will be reviewing submissions and selecting the winners for the competition’s six categories. Canonical is proud to…

Ubuntu on Windows Azure gets the Juju magic

By Mark Baker, 18 September 2013

September 17th, 2013. Today, Canonical, in cooperation with Microsoft, is announcing that Juju fully supports deploying services on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. This means that from tomorrow, September 18th, Ubuntu users can use Juju with…

HP releases Ubuntu loaded machines in 1,500 stores in China

By Canonical, 17 September 2013

Ubuntu’s retail presence has grown again as HP brings a range of laptops pre-installed with a Chinese-centric version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to over 1,500 of its stores across all major cities in China. Consumers in China will now be able to…

Ubuntu on Windows Azure gets the Juju magic

By Mark Baker, 17 September 2013

September 17th, 2013. Today, Canonical, in cooperation with Microsoft, is announcing that Juju fully supports deploying services on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. This means that Ubuntu users can use Juju with its intuitive GUI to design and…

Landscape updates Ubuntu with hyperscale management

By Canonical, 12 September 2013

Today we’re introducing some new features into Ubuntu’s systems management and monitoring tool, Landscape. Organisations will now be able to use Landscape to manage Hyperscale environments ranging from ARM to x86 low-power designs, adding…

Ubuntu the challenger?

By Mark Baker, 10 September 2013

When it comes to using Linux on an enterprise server, Ubuntu is generally seen as the new challenger in a market dominated by established vendors specifically targeting enterprises. However, we are seeing signs that this is changing. The…