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15 posts from January 2015

Canonical Cloud Chatter: January 2015 Newsletter

By James Donner, 30 January 2015

This month, we had some news on Snappy, MAAS and Mojo, but also the results to our annual cloud survey are in! If that was not enough, find out more about our event plans over the next few weeks and sign up for our latest webinar!…

Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey reveals hybrid cloud, SDN and IoT on the rise

By Canonical, 29 January 2015

Canonical ran its sixth annual Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey at the end of 2014. The survey aims to provide an overview of the enterprise cloud market, including emerging and changing trends, current challenges and technology preferences.…

Auto-syncing revision history from Github to Launchpad

By Robin Winslow, 28 January 2015

In the design team we keep some projects in Launchpad (as canonical-webmonkeys), and some project in Github (as UbuntuDesign), meaning we work in both Bazaar and Git. The need to synchronise Github to Launchpad Some of our Github projects…

Datacentres in Containers, and Containers in Datacentres

By Jorge O. Castro, 28 January 2015

From months to one week: How IIJ is shipping OpenStack Clouds quicker with MAAS and Juju Technologies that enable companies to move quickly in the cloud are continuing to gain traction. When we heard that the Internet Initiative Japan…

Converting projects between Git and Bazaar

By Robin Winslow, 27 January 2015

Here in the design team we use both Bazaar and Git to keep track our projects’ hostory. We quite often end up coverting our projects from Bazaar to Git or vice-versa. Here are some tips on how to do that. To convert revision history…

Mojo: Juju Service Orchestration distilled part 2

By Tom Haddon, 20 January 2015

In the previous post we introduced Mojo. Today we’re going to take a closer look at how it all fits together. mojo run is the most often used command. As a refresher, here’s the diagram explaining how Mojo’s manifest can be used in…

Smart things powered by snappy Ubuntu Core on ARM and x86

By mark, 20 January 2015

Smart things powered by Ubuntu Core have automated, transactional security updates and access to a huge range of software for app developers. We hope it will be useful for the next generation of incredible machines and are delighted to be…

Ubuntu Core on Internet Things

By Canonical, 20 January 2015

New Snappy Ubuntu Core on smart devices delivers bullet-proof security, reliable updates and the enormous Ubuntu ecosystem at your fingertips – bringing the developer’s favourite cloud platform to a wide range of internet things,…

Skymind join Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 16 January 2015

Canonical is excited to announce the newest addition to their Charm Partner Programme, Skymind. Skymind is the company behind the open-source project DeepLearning4J, which is the first commercial-grade, open-source deep-learning library…

VirtualBox extensions for MAAS

By Canonical, 15 January 2015

During the last season’s holidays, I spent some time cleaning up demos and code that I use for my daily activities at Canonical. It’s nothing really sophisticated, but for me, and I suspect for some others too, a small set of scripts makes…

Snappy Ubuntu Core now on the hypervisor of your choice with OVA

By Canonical, 15 January 2015

When we launched snappy Ubuntu Core, we introduced it on Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, Amazon’s AWS and our KVM images. Immediately, developers were asking questions like, “where’s the Vagrant image?”, which we launched on 14…

Announcing snappy Ubuntu Core on Vagrant cloud

By Canonical, 14 January 2015

Last month, Canonical announced snappy Ubuntu Core, the new, transactional version of Ubuntu, designed for public clouds. So far, snappy Ubuntu Core images are available on Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and Amazon AWS. Today, we…