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38 posts from June 2015

Publishing LXD images

By Canonical, 30 June 2015

> While some work remains to be done for ‘lxc publish’, the current support is sufficient to show a full cycle of image workload with lxd. Ubuntu…

It’s all about containers! ODS keynote

By Tom Callway, 25 June 2015

It’s all about containers. All attention is turning to new and innovative variants of this cloud development technology. From LXC and Docker to our recent introduction, LXD – all signs point to an explosion in appetite for for…

Announcing Benchmarking with Juju

By Adam Israel, 25 June 2015

Benchmarking and performance are interesting problems, especially in today’s growing cloud-based microservice scene. It used to be a question of “how does this hardware compare to that hardware,” but as computing and service-oriented…

quasardb joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 24 June 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that quasardb has joined the Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant…

Ubuntu Fan Images

By Canonical, 24 June 2015

This week, Dustin Kirkland announced the Ubuntu Fan Project.  To steal from the description, “The Fan is not a software-defined network, and relies on neither distributed databases nor consensus protocols.  Rather,…

Introducing the Fan – simpler container networking

By Canonical, 24 June 2015

Canonical just announced a new, free, and very cool way to provide thousands of IP addresses to each of your VMs on AWS. Check out the fan networking on Ubuntu wiki page to get started, or read Dustin’s excellent fan walkthrough.…

Meizu Launches the MX4 Ubuntu Edition in Europe

By Canonical, 24 June 2015

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition phones will be available for purchase on 25th of June Phones will be available in Europe and by invite only accessed through an interactive origami wall on Meizu’s online site The MX4 Ubuntu Edition was also…

Introducing Vanilla

By Anthony Dillon, 22 June 2015

Why we needed a new framework Some time ago the web team at Canonical developed a CSS framework the we called ‘Guidelines’. Guidelines helped us to maintain our online visual language across all our sites and comprised of a…

Get Yourself a BootStack

By Canonical, 22 June 2015

Canonical offers BootStack as a service to build and operate OpenStack clouds for its customers, with the option to transfer administration of a cloud to the customer, if and when the customer so desires. This means you can get yourself an…

The Fan overlay network for container addresses, from Canonical

By Dustin Kirkland, 22 June 2015

Today, Canonical introduces the Fan overlay network system in Ubuntu in test images for Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine, delivering the fastest and most scalable address expansion mechanism in the container world. The Fan…

Certivox joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 19 June 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that Certivox has joined the Charm Partner Programme.  Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju;…