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58 posts from August 2017

cloud-init Summit in Seattle, Washington

By Joshua Powers, 31 August 2017

Introduction Last week the cloud-init development team from Canonical ran a two-day summit in Seattle, Washington. The purpose of the summit was to meet with contributors to cloud-init from cloud providers and OS vendors to demo recent…

Running an Ubuntu mirror with Juju!

By tribaal, 31 August 2017

This originally appeared on Chris Glass’ blog Running a mirror for your favorite distribution is much easier than it sounds when leveraging the right tools (and the work of others, including yours truly). You might be interested to…

Why containers and automation are essential in a world being eaten by software

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 31 August 2017

Sign up for our new webinar on containers and automation, to understand the challenges that increasingly complex software brings and how to achieve economically sustainable operations.  

OpenStack Weekly Update

This article originally appeared in James Page’s blog Welcome to the sixth Ubuntu OpenStack development summary! Firstly apologies for the lack of update two weeks ago; your author’s attempt to schedule publication whilst he was on…

Security Team Weekly Summary: August 31, 2017

By Canonical, 30 August 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel…

Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary – August 30, 2017

By Canonical, 30 August 2017

This newsletter is here to provide a status update from the Ubuntu Foundations Team. There will also be highlights provided for any interesting subjects the team may be working on. If you would like to reach the Foundations team, you can…

Kernel Team Summary: August 30, 2017

By Canonical, 30 August 2017

August 22 through August 28 Development (Artful / 17.10) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artful... Important upcoming dates: Beta 1 – Aug 31 (~1-2 days away) Final Beta – Sept 28 (~4 weeks away) Kernel Freeze…

Ceph storage driver in LXD

By Christian Brauner, 30 August 2017

This article originally appeared in Christian Brauner’s blog Even before LXD gained its new powerful storage API that allows LXD to administer multiple storage pools, one frequent request was to extend the range of available storage…

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 29 Aug 2017

By David Britton, 29 August 2017

Hello Ubuntu Server! The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server…

Testing Unsupported Release Upgrades

By Canonical, 29 August 2017

This article originally appeared on Brian Murray’s blog Earlier I wrote about how it is possible to upgrade, with the upgrade prompt set to normal, from Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) to Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty) and that this is a supported…

Week 34 of 2017 in snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov, 29 August 2017

This article originally appeared in Snapcraft Forums Welcome to the weekly development notes for snapcraft! This covers work from August 20-26, 2017. Development in master many: simplify plugin loading PR: #1507 grammar: move into…

LXD Weekly Status 12

By Stéphane Graber, 28 August 2017

This article originally appeared at the Linux Containers forum Introduction This week saw the release of LXD 2.17 and it’s now quickly rolling out to our users. We’re still very busy with preparation work for LXC 2.1 with a…