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conjure-up Canonical Kubernetes under LXD today!

By Adam Stokes on 21 November 2016

We’ve just added the Localhost (LXD) cloud type to the list of supported cloud type on which you can deploy The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. What does this mean? Just like with our OpenStack offering you can now have…

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Kubernetes the easy way

By Jorge O. Castro on 17 November 2016

If you’re interested in running Kubernetes you’ve probably heard of Kelsey Hightower’s Kubernetes the Hard Way. Exercises like these are important, they highlight the coordination needed between components in modern stacks, and it…

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Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

By Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8…

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Canonical expands enterprise container portfolio

By Canonical on 27 September 2016

Canonical Expands Enterprise Container Portfolio with Commercially Supported Distribution of Kubernetes Canonical’s distribution of Kubernetes is supported, enterprise Kubernetes Support is available on public clouds, private…

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Canonical certifies big software solutions at Facebook’s new lab

By Canonical on 30 August 2016

Written by David Duffey, Director of Technical Partnerships for Canonical’s cloud division Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify…

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Layer Docker deep dive

By Charles Butler on 5 August 2016

Juju is all about modeling your application. That means that an application can be in a docker container, use a configuration management utility on top of a traditional machine, or is a single binary golang application. This is the beauty…

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Charm Partner Newsletter: July

By Ellen Arnold on 14 July 2016

In this issue… Ecosystem growth: Welcome to our new partners New features and tips: Juju GUI 2.0, using ZFS and LXD, and OPNFV charming Upcoming events: Juju Charmer Summit 12-14 September and upcoming office hours Ecosystem Growth…

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A New Research Cloud on Ubuntu OpenStack

By Canonical on 20 June 2016

If you’re starting from almost scratch, and – where many people are – you don’t have any skill, you don’t have any training, you don’t have much of an idea of what you want to do, Then [BootStack] is a very good place to start.…

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LXD 2.0: LXD and Juju [10/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 8 June 2016

Juju is Canonical’s service modeling and deployment tool. It supports a very wide range of cloud providers to make it easy for you to deploy any service you want on any cloud you want. On top of that, Juju 2.0 also includes…

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Using containers to create the world’s fastest OpenStack

By Dustin Kirkland on 10 May 2016

Below you can find the audio/video recording of my OpenStack Austin presentation, where I demonstrated Ubuntu OpenStack Mitaka, running on top of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, entirely within LXD machine containers.  You can also download the PDF…

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What’s possible with Ubuntu on Mainframe?

By matt-c-irvine on 5 May 2016

IBM Systems Magazine Webinar “Discover the Cloud and Scale Out World of Ubuntu”held on 27 April 2016 Recently announced support for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on IBM LinuxONE and z Systems has created a paradigm shift in a world that…

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LXD 2.0: Live migration [9/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 25 April 2016

This is the ninth blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.