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Machine reservation and multi-tenancy in MAAS

By Christian Reis on 20 December 2017

As product manager for MAAS, a common request MAAS end-users bring is multi-tenancy, which in its more fundamental form can be understood as the ability to reserve machines for certain sets of users. This is common when you have a central…

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Early experiences with PXE (net-)boot of KVM VMs on Ubuntu for s390x

By Canonical on 20 December 2017

This article originally appeared on the Ubuntu On Big Iron blog This article mainly assumes that an Ubuntu Server 17.10 (artful) is installed in LPAR. Ubuntu 17.10 comes with a qemu-kvm version that is new enough to act as a KVM host that…

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LXD Weekly Status #28

By Stéphane Graber on 18 December 2017

Introduction This is our last status update before we break for the holidays. On the LXD side of things, this past week saw the inclusion of a couple of minor features (–all flag and boot.stop.priority option) and quite a few…

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cloud-init 17.2 Released

By Joshua Powers on 15 December 2017

As announced, cloud-init 17.2 was released this week. From the announcement, some highlights include: CLI added the clean and status subcommands Support for identifying OVF datasource provided by VMware NoCloudKVM tests…

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UbuCon Europe: 27th, 28th, 29th of April 2018 in Gijón/Xixón, Spain

By Canonical on 14 December 2017

The next Ubucon Europe will take place at the Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos in Gijón/Xixón (Asturias, Spain), the 27th, 28th & 29th of April 2018. The Antiguo Instituto was built in 1797 as a centre for scientific and technical…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: December 14, 2017

By Canonical on 14 December 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 on FreeNode.…

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Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 12 Dec 2017

By David Britton on 12 December 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…

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Canonical helps DeNA lower operational cost of always-on service

By Canonical on 12 December 2017

DeNA is one of the most popular mobile and online platforms in Japan, offering games, e-commerce, entertainment, healthcare, and automotive services. The always-on DeNA infrastructure is powered by Ubuntu. When Canonical released Livepatch…

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LXD Weekly Status #27

By Stéphane Graber on 12 December 2017

Introduction This past week was incredibly busy and featureful for both LXC and LXD. We landed Infinband support in LXD, alongside new configuration keys to control the presence of /dev/lxd in the container and support for pre-migration of…

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Security Team Weekly Summary: December 7, 2017

By Canonical on 7 December 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 on FreeNode.…