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Heroku as a snap: talking security, Snapcraft & daily updates

By Sarah Dickinson on 4 October 2017

Created 10 years ago and now owned by Salesforce, Heroku is a hosted cloud platform as a service (PaaS) which makes it easy for developers to run apps and services at scale. Heroku’s focus is on the developer experience and productivity.…

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Four steps to mobilising legacy OpenStack and escaping StuckStack

By Canonical on 26 September 2017

According to figures from the OpenStack Foundation, just 20 per cent of users are using the latest version of the software. Companies that fall to far behind updates risk becoming stuck on an older version of OpenStack, leaving themselves…

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OpenStack Pike and all new updates to the Cloud Archive

By Mark Baker on 1 September 2017

On Wednesday 30th August, the upstream OpenStack community officially announced the release of OpenStack Pike. Pike represents the 2nd release of OpenStack this year after Ocata was released back in February and it shows that the…

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Canonical expands enterprise Kubernetes

By Canonical on 23 August 2017

Canonical supports enterprise Kubernetes on cloud and on-premises Two turnkey consulting packages for rapid deployment Support for Galactic Fog serverless, Rancher container management and Weave Cloud Reference architectures for Kubernetes…

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Webinar: How to upgrade your OpenStack cloud easily, without downtime

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 28 June 2017

Live webinar It has become commonplace to see some OpenStack users choose to remain on old unsupported versions of OpenStack, forgoing new features and security updates rather than face the disruption, stress and complexity of upgrading.…

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Stuck Stacks, the 7 year itch and the DevOps dilemma

By Mark Baker on 28 June 2017

  7 years in, where do we go from here? It is 7 years since OpenStack came into being. 7 short years comprised of long days and late nights bringing it all together to the point that global businesses such as Walmart, AT&T and…

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Ubuntu Foundations Development Summary – June 27, 2017

By Canonical on 27 June 2017

Introduction This newsletter is 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…

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OpenStack and Containers live Q&A session

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 20 June 2017

Join us for a 1 hour online session with a cloud expert OpenStack and Containers Office Hours are online Q&A sessions held on an ongoing basis. Their aim is to help community members and customers deploy, manage and scale their Ubuntu-…

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Customising MAAS installs

By Canonical on 2 June 2017

by Matt Jarvis, Consulting Architect at Canonical Canonical’s MAAS is a bare metal provisioning and lifecycle management system. In this post, we’ll look at customising installs provisioned by MAAS to enable site specific configuration.…

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PCCW Global chooses Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju

By Canonical on 11 May 2017

PCCW Global plans expansion to deliver enterprise, edge applications, NFV and IoT enablement to customers Integrated Canonical and CPLANE NETWORKS solution will deliver high-performance, elastic infrastructure Removes the complexity of…

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Consortium GARR creates countrywide Federated Canonical OpenStack

By Canonical on 9 May 2017

GARR, Italy’s leading research and education network consortium, manages a fully owned fibre optic network of 15,000 Km dedicated to Italian Research and Education and offers high performance connectivity and advanced services to around 4…