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Cloud Chatter: March 2017

By James Donner on 3 April 2017

Our March edition is packed with exciting content. We begin with our recent announcement of Ubuntu 12.04 Extended Security Maintenance providing ongoing security updates for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS at least another year. Download our latest…

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Bare metal server provisioning is evolving the HPC market

By Canonical on 27 March 2017

  In the early days of High Performance Computing (HPC), ‘Big Data’ was just called ‘Data’ and organizations spent millions of dollars to buy mainframes or large data processing/warehousing systems just to gain incremental…

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Cloud Chatter: February 2017

By James Donner on 3 March 2017

Our February edition is packed with great content! We kick off with explaining why software-defined everything matters and give you a recap of Mobile World Congress. Download our latest whitepaper on containers, or join our upcoming…

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Deploying Kubernetes on AWS, GCE and bare metal

By Jorge O. Castro on 2 March 2017

As part of of the weekly Kubernetes Community meeting Marco Ceppi deploys a fully functional Kubernetes cluster on AWS, GCE, and bare metal. If you’re interested in bare metal Kubernetes, we invite you to join us and other…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…