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Bare metal server provisioning series: the economics of automation

By Canonical on 2 March 2017

This is the first in a series of blogs posts discussing the value of bare metal server provisioning and the economics it can bring to businesses. The server industry is becoming more and more automated. Robots are helping to deploy servers…

Cloud and server

Webinar: Get cloud-ready servers in minutes with MAAS

By Canonical on 22 February 2017

Learn how to take full advantage of existing hardware investments by maximising hardware efficiency. This live webinar was broadcasted on Wednesday 15th Mach 2017. Watch it on-demand now. Data center operators are quickly becoming more…

Cloud and server

Deploying Kubernetes on bare metal

By Jorge O. Castro on 15 February 2017

Fast forward to 6 minutes, 42 seconds to begin the demo. In this demo Marco Ceppi deploys a fully functional Kubernetes cluster on 10 nodes. If you’re interested in bare metal Kubernetes, we invite you to join us and other…

Cloud and server

Cloud Chatter: January 2017

By James Donner on 3 February 2017

Welcome to the first edition of 2017. In this issue we showcase what you can expect from us and invite you to meet with us at Mobile World Congress if you’re planning to be in Barcelona. We share our latest eBook on server provisioning and…

Cloud and server

Installing a DIY bare metal GPU cluster for Kubernetes

By Samuel Cozannet on 30 January 2017

I don’t know if you have ever seen one of the Orange Boxes from Canonical These are really sleek machines. They contain 10 Intel NUCs, plus an 11th one for the management. They are used as a demonstration tool for big software stacks such…

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What IT pros need to know about server provisioning

By Canonical on 23 January 2017

Big Software, IoT and Big Data are changing how organisations are architecting, deploying, and managing their infrastructure. Traditional models are being challenged and replaced by software solutions that are deployed across many…

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Join our OpenStack and Containers Office Hours

By Tom Callway on 4 January 2017

Sign-up for a 1 hour web session with an expert from Canonical Starting in 2017, we will be running a series of ‘Office Hours’ online sessions to help community members and customers deploy, manage and scale their Ubuntu-based…

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Canonical’s Distribution of Kubernetes reduces operational friction

By Canonical on 1 December 2016

Linux containers (LXC) are one of the hottest technologies in the market today. Developers are adopting containers, especially Docker, as a way to speed-up development cycles and deliver code into testing or production environments much…

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…

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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…