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10 posts from April 2014

Ubuntu scale out and cloud partner ecosystem expands with IBM POWER8

By John Zannos, 28 April 2014

Public and private cloud adoption has continued to grow, and Canonical has been at the forefront, focusing on scale out and cloud architectures. We have built Ubuntu, Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju to be optimised for cloud and scale out. We…

Latest from the web team — April 2014

By Inayaili de León Persson, 24 April 2014

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is out and it’s great! The period after release tends to be slightly less hectic than the lead up to it, but that doesn’t mean that the web team is not as busy as ever. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu 14.04…

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

By Mark Baker, 17 April 2014

Today is a big day for Ubuntu and a big day for cloud computing: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is released. Everyone involved with Ubuntu can’t help but be impressed and stirred about the significance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. We are impressed because…

What’s new in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS?

By Canonical, 17 April 2014

Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, which goes live today, is the third Ubuntu LTS release designed for cloud. After more than four years, we finally see the cloud coming of age, with OpenStack at its heart. Ubuntu has for a long time been the…

Ubuntu 14.04 desktop: trusted OS for consumers and business

By Canonical, 16 April 2014

14.04 LTS is a reliable, secure and intuitive release for enterprises, government and education. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is a cost-effective replacement for Windows XP or Windows 7 end of life. For the latest cloud news, see the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS…

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: the cloud platform of choice

By Canonical, 15 April 2014

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is the platform for scale; delivers any workload on any substrate Telcos and cloud service providers trust Ubuntu for OpenStack and public cloud 14.04 Long Term Support release is Ubuntu’s third LTS cloud release London…

OpenStack+VMware deployment stories: webinar Q&A

By Canonical, 11 April 2014

Canonical and VMware recently ran a joint webinar in which we shared customer stories from OpenStack+vSphere deployment projects. The webinar was a huge success with over 600 attendees and lots of great audience interaction. If…

Adding hardware support to MAAS

By Canonical, 9 April 2014

MAAS and power MAAS, or Metal as a Service, is a tool for treating physical servers similarly to cloud resources. It lets you take a pile of hardware and assign workloads to it without worrying about all the support infrastructure…

Shutting down Ubuntu One file services

By Jane Silber, 2 April 2014

Today we are announcing plans to shut down the Ubuntu One file services. This is a tough decision, particularly when our users rely so heavily on the functionality that Ubuntu One provides. However, like any company, we want to focus our…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: lessons learned (5)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 2 April 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. At this point in time, once the pilot projects were either completed or underway, we had already: Created an initial responsive prototype of our main site, based…