Topic: Server

The Juju Charm Championship begins

Canonical News, Cloud, Server

Ubuntu developer contest offers $10,000 for the most innovative charms Developers around the world are already saving time and money thanks to Juju, and now they have the opportunity to win money too. Today marks the opening of the Juju Charm Championship, in which developers can reap big rewards for getting creative with Juju charms. […]

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Taking the ‘fun’ out of OpenStack

Cloud, open source, Server

“May you live in interesting times.” This Chinese proverb probably resonates well with teams running OpenStack in production over the last 18 months. But, at the OpenStack Summit in Portland, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth demonstrated that life is going to get much less ‘interesting’ for people running OpenStack and that is a good […]

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London OpenStack & MySQL Meetups May 23rd

Cloud, Server

If you are interested in either OpenStack or MySQL (or both) then you need to know about 2 meetups running the evening of May 23rd in London. The London OpenStack meetup. This is the 3rd meeting to take place and promises to be a good one with 3 talks planned so far: * Software defined […]

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Canonical and Dell expand joint PowerEdge Server engineering and support

Canonical News, Partners, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

Today we announced a collaborative support and engineering agreement with Dell.  As part of this agreement Canonical will add Dell 11G & 12G PowerEdge models to the Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Certification List and Dell will add Ubuntu Server to its Linux OS Support Matrix. In May 2012, Dell launched the OpenStack Cloud Reference Architecture […]

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Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

Cloud, Server

As clouds for IT infrastructure become commonplace, admins and devops need quick, easy ways of deploying and orchestrating cloud services.  As we mentioned in October, Ubuntu now has a GUI for Juju, the service orchestration tool for server and cloud. In this post we wanted to expand a bit more on how Juju makes it […]

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The new Juju GUI: because a picture paints a thousand words

Cloud, Server

Hardened sysadmins and operators often spurn graphical user interfaces (GUIs) as being slow, cumbersome, unscriptable and inflexible. GUIs are for wimps, right? Well, I’m not going to argue – and certainly, command line interfaces (CLIs) have their benefits, for those comfortable using them. But we are seeing a pronounced change in the industry, as developers […]

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Get the lowdown on enterprise computing at Ubuntu Insights

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, Server

If you’re considering the adoption of new technology in your business, there’s a new resource launching today that could give you everything you need to make the right decisions in what can be confusing and sometimes costly field. With sections on the desktop, server and the hot topic of the moment – cloud computing – […]

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Why we’re number one for OpenStack

Canonical News, Cloud, Server

Today is the official launch of the OpenStack Foundation, which is leading the cloud industry in developing the most cutting-edge open enterprise-class cloud platform available. The OpenStack Foundation aims to promote the development, distribution and adoption of OpenStack. As a founding platinum member, Canonical is involved by contributing to the project’s governance, technical development and […]

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Now you can have your OpenStack cake and eat it*

Cloud, Server

Have you ever wanted to experiment with the latest cutting-edge cloud software, but run it on the same long-term support release of Ubuntu that you have all your other apps and services working on? Well, now you can. Today, Canonical has released the Cloud Archive for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server, an online software repository from […]

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The future is open cloud

Cloud, Server

Open-source software is increasingly at the heart of the biggest changes happening in enterprise computing all over the world. For me, open cloud is a perfect way to illustrate the benefits open source is bringing businesses and this is the major theme being discussed by some of the biggest names in the industry at the […]

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