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Conducting Systems & Services: An Evening About Orchestration

By Jorge O. Castro on 31 July 2015

Orchestration of containers is one of the hottest topics in devops. Prior to Dockercon this year we thought it would be a great idea to bring in some of the thought leaders in this area and have a discussion of the challenges that face…

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Universal Modeling Language for Service-Oriented Architectures: Part 1

By Samuel Cozannet on 6 May 2015

Over the last 20 years, applications have moved from a monolithic mainframe perspective to a scale out vision. However, during this time the representation of applications hasn’t changed that much. This has led to major inefficiencies in…

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Expediting local isolation with Docker and Juju

By Charles Butler on 16 April 2015

As a Juju charmer, I often find myself irate at the level of dependencies I’m installing on my workstation just to review OPC (Other Peoples Code). Though there are usually systems to isolate these dependencies like virtualenv and…

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Cloud Magic – See the Juju Demo on IBM POWER8

By John Dolen on 13 August 2014

IBM recently posted “Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8”, a video clip of the very first live demo of Ubuntu on POWER8 (with Little Endian mode). Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, provided this demo…

Launching new Telco services daily – TADS Summit 2013

By Mark Baker on 30 September 2013

The telco business has long prided itself on providing dependable services all day every day. Today, dial tones generally survive earthquakes, hurricanes, wars and power cuts and that is testimony to the service quality telcos provide.…

Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

By Mark Baker on 10 December 2012

As clouds for IT infrastructure become commonplace, admins and devops need quick, easy ways of deploying and orchestrating cloud services. As we mentioned in October, Ubuntu now has a GUI for Juju, the service orchestration tool for server…

The new Juju GUI: because a picture paints a thousand words

By Mark Baker on 29 October 2012

Hardened sysadmins and operators often spurn graphical user interfaces (GUIs) as being slow, cumbersome, unscriptable and inflexible. GUIs are for wimps, right? Well, I’m not going to argue – and certainly, command line…

An enterprise summit not to be missed! – October 2012

By Cezzaine Zaher on 8 August 2012

The cloud is disrupting the enterprise computing world, driven by the growth of open-source software. As a result, new opportunities are emerging; it’s time to exploit them. On the 30th October 2012, Canonical will host an Ubuntu…

Juju

By Marcus Haslam on 16 September 2011

We are about to start the exciting job of branding juju (formerly Ensemble), I’m putting the brief out to you, please share your ideas and suggestions and of course publish them. We do have a deadline, so could we please have your…