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Canonical announcements

Canonical and ARM collaborate on OpenStack

By Canonical on 17 October 2016

Canonical and ARM collaborate to offer commercial availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph for 64-bit ARM-based servers Availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade offering…

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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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Carleton University creates Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack, IBM

By Canonical on 12 October 2016

Carleton University Creates Campus Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack running on IBM Power Systems Carleton Research Cloud offers rapid, self-service POWER compute resources for faster processing of scientific inquiries Canonical’s…

Cloud and server

Big software has arrived

By Canonical on 3 October 2016

It’s time for IT to let software do more of the work The world of business technology is under tremendous pressure and most organizations are ill-equipped to deal with the challenges and opportunities that are arising. Software as a…

Cloud and server

Cloud Chatter: September 2016

By Canonical on 30 September 2016

Welcome to our September edition. This month, We begin with Canonical introducing enterprise support for its own distribution of Kubernetes across public clouds and private infrastructure. Next up we give you a preview of what you can…

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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…

Cloud and server

Monitoring “big software” stacks with the Elastic Stack

By Charles Butler on 22 September 2016

Big​ ​Software​ ​is​ ​a​ ​new​ ​class​ ​of​ ​application.​ ​It’s​ ​composed​ ​of​ ​so​ ​many moving​ ​pieces​ ​that​ ​humans,​ ​by​ ​themselves,​ ​cannot​ ​design,​ ​deploy​ ​or operate​ ​them.​ ​OpenStack,​ ​Hadoop​ ​and​ ​container-…

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Big data gets super-fast with Ubuntu on Bigstep Metal Cloud

By Canonical on 14 September 2016

Bigstep gains Ubuntu Public Cloud certification Ubuntu Server images are optimized for performance, security, dependability on Bigstep Metal Cloud, with enterprise security updates Ubuntu Advantage support available through the Bigstep…

Cloud and server

Deploying a Spark job using Juju

By Guest on 13 September 2016

Juju makes it easy to setup and monitor a Spark cluster with a few commands. In this guide we will setup a new cluster and deploy a Spark job using this tool. According to the official definition, Juju is a service modelling tool that…

Cloud and server

Pentaho users explore the future of DevOps and Big Data with Juju

By Guest on 4 September 2016

This quarter’s PLUG (Pentaho London User Group) headed to Canonical’s head office which is nicely located just behind the Tate Modern in London. I must admit I don’t know much about what they do, but a bit of research later and…

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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…

Cloud and server

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…