Topic: Server

Learn more about Juju – Join Mark Shuttleworth Thursday 8th December at 3pm GMT

Cloud, open source, Server

Juju is Devops Distilled Cloud deployment is different. It involves tighter devops handovers, the ability to scale services both up and down, and hybrid cloud computing: moving services between your private cloud and multiple public cloud providers. Accelerated provisioning through IAAS has put the spotlight on friction in the deployment, configuration and management of services. This […]

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Building a Precise Pangolin: A summary of UDS success

Cloud, Desktop, Server

The Ubuntu Developer Summit – UDS – is a major event in the Canonical calendar. Taking place every six months, it is the Ubuntu event which defines the focus and plans for our up-coming version of Ubuntu. In the first week of November, over 800 people, from Canonical engineers and employees, Ubuntu community members, partners, […]

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Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011 December 8th, Taipei

Cloud, Desktop, Server

This year’s Ubuntu Hardware Summit (UHS) will take place on December 8th at the Grand Victoria Hotel in Taipei. You can register your place at www.ubuntu.com.uhs Building on the success of 2010 (with over 200 attendees), the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit promises to deliver more. With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team […]

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Ubuntu & HP’s project Moonshot

Cloud, Server

  Today HP announced Project Moonshot  - a programme to accelerate the use of low power processors in the data centre. The three elements of the announcement are the launch of Redstone – a development platform that harnesses low-power processors (both ARM & x86),  the opening of the HP Discovery lab in Houston and the […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 on ARM

Desktop, Server

I have been using Ubuntu 11.10 on ARM now for a couple of days and I have to say: It is great! Ubuntu has had a long history of supporting ARM Systems on a Chip (SoC) since 2008, but Ubuntu 11.10 is a significant milestone. Introducing.. Ubuntu Server on ARM – Technology Preview Canonical announced […]

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Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS) in Ubuntu 11.10

Cloud, Server

Great news that Ubuntu 11.10 will include Cloud Foundry, an open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, deploy and run Cloud applications. Other PaaS offerings have typically locked you into using specific frameworks and services defined by the PaaS vendor as well as proprietary host platforms. This has made migrating […]

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Ubuntu Server for ARM processors

Cloud, Server

Fitting more computing capacity into a limited power envelope is one of the key challenges facing data centre designers today. It impacts companies whether they are building a £500 million data centre or simply working how much compute that can fit into a couple of racks at a shared facility. One of the emerging approaches […]

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Britain’s Got Talent and The Cabinet Office – Ubuntu bedfellows in the public cloud.

Cloud, Server

Last week saw the culmination of one of the UK’s most popular TV shows – Britain’s Got Talent. The way in which this show over five series has captured the attention of the British public is quite incredible, with the majority of popular media outlets dedicating significant space to the contestants, the judges, rumours about […]

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Ubuntu, the cloud OS

Cloud, Server

We made a small flurry of announcements last week, all of which were related to cloud computing. I think it is worthwhile to put some context around Ubuntu and the cloud and explain a little more about where we are with this critical strategic strand for our beloved OS. First of all, the announcements. We […]

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Dell releases OpenManage 6.4 for Ubuntu

Desktop, Server

In the spring of 2010, members of the Ubuntu development team worked with Dell to build and test OpenManage 6.3 for Ubuntu. Several of our engineers took several weeks working with Dell Linux engineers to build out a process for ensuring: – all of the dependencies were met, – helped get the Dell Linux team up […]

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