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MAAS 2.3.0 (final) Released!

By Canonical on 21 November 2017

This article originally appeared on Andres Rodriguez’s blog I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.3.0 (final) is now available! This new MAAS release introduces a set of exciting features and improvements to the overall user…

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MAAS 2.3.0 beta 1 released

By Canonical on 5 October 2017

MAAS 2.3.0 (beta1) New Features & Improvements Hardware Testing MAAS 2.3 beta overhauls and improves the visibility of hardware test results and information. This…

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Howdy, Windows! A Six-part Series about Ubuntu-on-Windows for Linux.com

By Dustin Kirkland on 9 August 2016

I hope you’ll enjoy a shiny new 6-part blog series I recently published at Linux.com.The first article is a bit of back story, perhaps a behind-the-scenes look at the motivations, timelines, and some of the work performed between…

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HOWTO: Ubuntu on Windows

By Dustin Kirkland on 14 April 2016

As announced last week, Microsoft and Canonical have worked together to bring Ubuntu’s userspace natively into Windows 10.As of today, Windows 10 Insiders can now take Ubuntu on Windows for a test drive!  Here’s…

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Cloudbase and Canonical partner to bring Windows Hyper-V Support

By Canonical on 21 May 2015

Partners bring Windows Hyper-V support to managed OpenStack clouds Cloudbase Solutions, the developer of Windows components in OpenStack, announced today that it is partnering with Canonical to enable their customers to run KVM and Hyper-V…

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The Open Enterprise Cloud – OpenStack’s Holy Grail?

By Canonical on 19 May 2015

The way people think about the enterprise IT is changing fast, putting into question many common assumptions on how hardware and software should be designed and deployed. The upending of these long held tenets of Enterprise IT are…

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MAAS 1.7: one MAAS, multiple operating systems

By Canonical on 20 November 2014

A few weeks ago, we released Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for servers and cloud, which included a beta version of Metal-As-A-Service (MAAS) 1.7. Today, we are delighted to release this version for general availability. The flagship new feature is that…

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Your guest, your choice: running Windows Server on Ubuntu OpenStack

By Canonical on 2 September 2014

It is no secret that Ubuntu is by far the most popular cloud guest OS on the world’s major public clouds. Figures range from 55-75% depending on the source and the cloud provider in question, but it’s something we are very proud of and a…

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Cloudbase Solutions partnership

By Dustin Kirkland on 20 May 2014

We are happy to announce a partnership with Cloudbase Solutions for bringing Windows support in Juju and MaaS. During the keynote of the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta we presented OpenStack integration with Hyper-V as well as Active…

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Top 10 questions about Ubuntu

By Canonical on 14 December 2012

It’s the end of the year, we met with lots of people from all around the world, at various conferences and events and wherever they were from and whatever their role in IT was, the same questions always seem to come back. So we…