Performance

Cloud and server

Meltdown, Spectre and Ubuntu: What you need to know

By Christian Reis on 24 January 2018

As details of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities1 have become clearer a number of statements have been published by the multiple vendors affected; Canonical has issued advisories and updates on fixes and mitigations, the latest of…

Cloud and server
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Trimming the fat from the Ubuntu online tour

By Barry McGee on 2 February 2016

Maybe, like me, you seen more of the inside of your gym in January than you had for the six months previous. New year, new diet, new me.. or something like that. A big creeping problem in recent years is that websites have been on an all…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu 15.04: What’s new for cloud users?

By Canonical on 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04: OpenStack ready to roll with Kilo and first outing of Snappy Core Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed First release of Snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart devices OpenStack “Kilo”…

Cloud and server

When it comes to scale, size doesn’t matter

By Mark Baker on 2 August 2013

This is the first in a series of articles about the best ways to manage scale out workloads. Scale. We hear a lot about managing scale being one of the key challenges in a world where numbers can grow very large very fast. Whether it’s…

Desktop

Ubuntu 13.04 brings dramatic graphical performance enhancements

By Canonical on 20 May 2013

Ubuntu 13.04 includes the Developer Preview SDK for developers to build native applications for Ubuntu devices.

Server Density deploys Ubuntu to deliver server and website monitoring as a service

By Canonical on 21 September 2012

Ubuntu helps Server Density developers innovate services, streamline server admin and increase security Summary Server Density delivers server and website monitoring as a fully managed service, delivering significant infrastructure and…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu big data environment provides new insight into music industry trends

By Canonical on 2 April 2012

Innovative London tech company Music Metric enables a comprehensive, up-to-the-hour view of artists’ popularity Summary Music Metric, an innovative London technology company, provides unique insight for music industry players and artists.…

Cloud and server

Krux creates revenues from audience data and helps protect privacy

By Canonical on 31 January 2012

Ubuntu and AWS cloud used to capture, protect and monetise data across platforms Summary Krux helps website operators responsibly drive new revenues from consumer data while protecting that data from unauthorised skimming and theft. With…

AdAction drives ad-serving performance with Ubuntu and Membase Server

By Canonical on 14 April 2011

New server-side solution delivers high throughput and zero downtime Summary AdAction, a leader in the ad-serving business, tracks consumer behaviour online and delivers the right adverts to the right people at the right time. To achieve…

The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital maximise resources with standardised infrastructure

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Canonical partner Fry-IT implements a high-performing infrastructure based on Ubuntu Server Edition The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital wanted to replace the disparate server infrastructure on which their…