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Charming Discourse with the reactive framework

By David Lawson on 27 February 2018

Recently the Canonical IS department was asked to deploy the Discourse forum software for a revamp of the Ubuntu Community site at https://community.ubuntu.org. Discourse is a modernization of classic forum/bulletin board software packages…

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Accessing the Juju CLI from within the GUI

By Madison Scott-Clary (Makyo) on 3 January 2018

In the Juju GUI 2.11.1 release, we are excited to bring a new feature we’ve been working on for a while now: the shell in the GUI. The GUI is a powerful tool, but at times the command-line is necessary. For instance, the ability to…

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From Bare Metal to Cloud with MAAS

By Konstantinos Tsakalozos on 19 October 2017

This article originally appeared on Konstantinos Tsakalozos’ blog When was the last time you had one of those “I wish I knew about that <time period> ago” moments? One of mine was when I saw MAAS (Metal as a Service). Back at…

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Think Cloud portable! Let Applications drive the Model

By Richard Harding on 16 October 2017

In our last intro to Modeling with Juju post we didn’t pay any attention to the hardware needed to run our workloads. We ran with Juju default…

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OpenStack Development Summary – October 13, 2017

By James Page on 13 October 2017

Welcome to the seventh Ubuntu OpenStack development summary! This summary is intended to be a regular communication of activities and plans happening in and around Ubuntu OpenStack, covering but not limited to the distribution and…

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How modelling helps you avoid getting a stuck OpenStack

By Mark Baker on 18 July 2017

Lego model of an Airbus A380-800. Airbus run OpenStack A “StuckStack” is a deployment of OpenStack that usually, for technical but sometimes business reasons, is unable to be upgraded without significant disruption, time and…