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Architecting OpenStack for enterprise reality

By Canonical on 11 March 2015

With OpenStack becoming more and more popular as a cloud-building technology for enterprises, companies are asking themselves several important questions. How viable is OpenStack as an enterprise platform? Is it possible (and feasible) to…

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Building a private cloud? Taking the leap

By Canonical on 11 March 2015

In this whitepaper, you will read about moving your Ubuntu OpenStack private cloud from the proof-of-concept stage to a production environment. It covers technical and organisational aspects, and gives you some best practices on running…

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A reference architecture for implementing OpenStack on VMware vSphere

By Canonical on 11 March 2015

This technical whitepaper, a collaboration between Canonical and VMware, proposes a reference architecture for running OpenStack on VMware vSphere. It draws on experience both companies have in joint customer engagements, and lists some…

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Dell/Canonical Whitepaper: Juju with KVM and LXC in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

By Canonical on 28 July 2014

This whitepaper, co-authored by Dell and Canonical,will show you how to easily deploy cloud services on a single Dell PowerEdge server or a laptop (if that’s all you have). It illustrates how easily you can take the cloud with you…

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Enterprise class Ubuntu management with Canonical Landscape

By Canonical on 12 June 2014

In this recently-published white paper, Enterprise Management Associates detail the return on investment that can be expected when managing Ubuntu systems using Landscape. They outline the software’s features before providing hard…

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Create trusted compute pools in the cloud

By Mark Baker on 2 July 2013

Security is a big topic and concerns about security in the cloud is often cited by enterprises as a reason for not migrating workloads… .featured-article a.button { display: none; }

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Manage thousands of desktops, servers and cloud instances with Landscape

By Canonical on 17 October 2012

Landscape provides a single, easy-to-use, browser-based control panel, through which you can manage your machines from anywhere. With a fully scriptable API, you can integrate it with your current Linux management tools, extending their…

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Creating the open cloud

By Canonical on 4 May 2012

Amid all the hype surrounding the cloud, there has been a growing need for open and proven components that enable any business to benefit from elastic computing. With public cloud services now widely available and OpenStack established as…

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Configuring Keystone in OpenStack (Essex)

By Canonical on 16 April 2012

Keystone is an identity service written in Python that provides a pluggable back end, designed to support various protocols for authentication and authorisation (Basic Auth, OAuth, and OpenID, to give a few examples). Simply put, it allows…

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Ubuntu and Hadoop: the perfect match

By Canonical on 13 March 2012

In many fields of IT, there are always stand-out technologies. This is definitely the case in the Big Data space, where Hadoop is leading the way. However, without the right technology to underpin it, distributed Hadoop storage and…

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Ubuntu: helping drive business insight from big data

By Canonical on 13 March 2012

Today, Big Data isn’t just for big companies, and it isn’t just happening on the web. In fact more and more organisations in multiple sectors are recognising its enormous value in terms of gaining new competitive insight. In…