200 posts from 2014

Adding tests to your Juju charms with Amulet

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 October 2014

In this charm workshop Marco Ceppi talks about how you can add tests to your Juju charms using Amulet, our test framework.

Writing your own Juju plugins

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 October 2014

Sometimes core Juju might not have a feature you want, or you want to put together custom scripts to make life easier. Juju has a plugin architecture that lets you do just that. In this workshop …

Using Vagrant and Juju together

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 October 2014

In this workshop we go over how to use Vagrant and Juju together for writing charms.

Gettinng Started with Charm Testing

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 October 2014

In this workshop we explain what Juju Charm testing is, how to get started using it, and how the infrastructure works. Make sure you check out the charm testing documentation so you can leverage these tools!

Talligent newest member of Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 16 October 2014

We are excited to announce the membership of Talligent in Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme. Talligent empowers enterprises and service providers to deploy Business-Ready Clouds on OpenStack by dramatically improving the visibility and control of infrastructure consumption. …

Ubuntu Security Update on Poodle (CVE-2014-3566) and SSLv3 Downgrade Attack

By Robbie, 16 October 2014

The following is an update on Ubuntu’s response to the latest Internet emergency security issue, POODLE (CVE-2014-3566), in combination with an SSLv3 downgrade vulnerability. Vulnerability Summary “SSL 3.0 is an obsolete and insecure protocol. While for …

CloudSigma joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

By Canonical, 15 October 2014

Canonical is delighted to welcome CloudSigma as its newest Certified Public Cloud partner. CloudSigma now offers fully optimised and supported Ubuntu Server images, including the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. CloudSigma will also offer enterprise grade management, …

BootStack FAQs

By Canonical, 13 October 2014

How do I get started with an on-premise OpenStack? Which hosting companies can I use? What tools do you use to build and manage my BootStack cloud? What do I get? What does managed mean? What …

Designing machine view

By Luca Paulina, 13 October 2014

A few weeks ago we launched ‘Machine view’ for Juju, a feature designed to allow users to easily visualise and manage the machines running in their cloud environments. In this post I want to share with …

Ubuntu with Redis Labs, Altera and IBM Power supply new NoSQL data store solution

By John Zannos, 10 October 2014

Big Data, scale and cloud are the big topics of technology today. Canonical with Ubuntu continues to drive innovation through commitment to openness and building a collaborative ecosystem. The key elements of this disruption include: innovation, …

Zabbix joins Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 10 October 2014

We are excited to announce Zabbix SIA, the newest member of our Charm Partner Programme. This programme lets solution providers make best use of Canonical’s award-winning open source cloud orchestration tool, Juju, which allows them to: …

Watch Netflix in Ubuntu today

By Canonical, 10 October 2014

Thanks to recent efforts at Netflix and Canonical, Ubuntu now supports watching Netflix with Chrome version 37. Chrome is available to all Ubuntu users with up-to-date installations of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS and later. Netflix …