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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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By Canonical on 18 October 2017

This is a guest post by Michael Iatrou, cloud solutions architect at Canonical OpenStack is the dominant solution in the IaaS space, fueled by the need for reliable, scalable and interoperable private cloud infrastructure to accommodate…

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Charming 2.0 – Now with 100% more awesome

By Charles Butler on 22 October 2015

Editors Note: This post is one of many in a series covering the new patterns in charming. This first post will be information heavy and cover a walkthrough of the techonologies at play. Video content and…

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It’s all about containers! ODS keynote

By Tom Callway on 25 June 2015

It’s all about containers. All attention is turning to new and innovative variants of this cloud development technology. From LXC and Docker to our recent introduction, LXD – all signs point to an explosion in appetite for for…

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Deploying OpenStack from source to scalable multi-node environments

By Corey Bryant on 17 June 2015

The Juju OpenStack charms now have support for deploying OpenStack from source! This means that you can point the charms at the OpenStack git repositories/branches of your choice, whether they’re the well known upstream repos or your own…

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Mark Shuttleworth’s ODS Vancouver Keynote

By Canonical on 11 June 2015

This year’s OpenStack Summit was the most successful yet; playing host to a record number of exhibitors who excited and inspired over 5,000 visiting delegates. During the course of the week, attendees were treated to a host of…

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So You Want to Write a Snappy App?

By Canonical on 3 June 2015

Introduction If you are anything like me, you love to write apps for Ubuntu. Like the Ubuntu phone two years ago, snappy is a bit of a green field in terms of IoT related apps. If you are like me and have a Beagle Bone and a Raspberry Pi 2…

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LXD crushes KVM in density and speed

By Canonical on 18 May 2015

LXD achieves 14.5 times greater density than KVM LXD launches instances 94% faster than KVM LXD provides 57% less latency than KVM LXD is the container-based hypervisor lead by Canonical. Today, Canonical published benchmarks showing that…

HPCloud to go in public beta with OpenStack on Ubuntu

By nickbarcet on 13 April 2012

Six month after starting a private beta for HPCloud, HP has announced this week that their cloud is ready to start scaling up to a public beta next month. This is a major milestone for HPCloud which coincides with two major events: the…