200 posts from 2014

Got 64-bit ARM Hardware?

By Canonical, 25 November 2014

ARMv8 X-Gene X-C1 Development Systems, powered by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, now available through Applied Micro’s developer enablement program. One of the hottest topics to emerge in the scale-out server space is the ARM-based server. These highly …

Turbo Charge Your PHP Application with TurboLAMP.

By Canonical, 21 November 2014

Are you working on Cloud, Mobile and Big Data solutions that rely on PHP? Ubuntu on POWER can help turbo charge your LAMP stack. Working closely with IBM and our partners, we have what we believe …

Charm Workshop: Debugging Juju Hooks

By Jorge O. Castro, 21 November 2014

In this charm school Charles Butler and Corey Johns go over the traditional way to debug Juju charm hooks, and Corey introduces his new Juju plugin, DHX, designed to make debugging hooks much easier. Corey’s debug …

MAAS 1.7: one MAAS, multiple operating systems

By Canonical, 20 November 2014

A few weeks ago, we released Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for servers and cloud, which included a beta version of Metal-As-A-Service (MAAS) 1.7. Today, we are delighted to release this version for general availability. The flagship new …

Charm Workshop: Your first five minutes of charming

By Jorge O. Castro, 18 November 2014

As part of the Ubuntu Online Summit, Charles Butler and the rest of the crew go over some things you might want to consider during your first five minutes of charming.

Bare-metal magic at the Open Compute Summit

By Canonical, 14 November 2014

In the week before the OpenStack Summit, Mark Shuttleworth was a keynote speaker at the Open Compute Summit (OCP) in Paris. Mark gave an overview of the evolution of bare-metal systems, especially in the context of …

Community interview: Victor Thompson and Andrew Hayzen

By Canonical, 13 November 2014

Victor and Andrew are two inspiring Community developers that have devoted their spare time to contribute to the Ubuntu Touch Music App team. I sat down with them during the Washington Device Sprint in October where …

Putting your OpenStack on autopilot

By Canonical, 6 November 2014

Thanks for your interest in Ubuntu OpenStack. Canonical has sunsetted OpenStack Autopilot and replaced it with conjure-up. We welcome you to visit our OpenStack product page to find an Ubuntu OpenStack solution that meets your needs. …

LXD – the Linux container daemon

By Dustin Kirkland, 4 November 2014

Dustin Kirkland, Product Manager at Canonical introduces LXD (lex-dee), a new hypervisor that delivers capabilities to LXC containers that cloud users demand in scale out infrastructure. LXD is a persistent system daemon developed to enable the …

EMC partners with Ubuntu for OpenStack storage

By John Zannos, 4 November 2014

Canonical is pleased to announce an expansion of EMC’s participation as an Ubuntu Cloud Partner. Today at the OpenStack Paris Summit, EMC announced two new offerings – an OpenStack Reference Architecture Program and an EMC Enterprise …

Community interview: Riccardo Padovani and Filippo Scognamiglio

By Canonical, 4 November 2014

We sat down with some of Ubuntu’s unsung Community heroes at the recent Devices Sprint in Washington D.C. Riccardo and Filippo are two young and passionate developers who have adapted their own software to benefit the …

PMC Joins Canonical’s OpenStack Interoperability Lab

By John Zannos, 3 November 2014

As the OpenStack ecosystem continues to grow rapidly, so too does our OpenStack Interoperability Lab. It tests and validates the interoperability of hardware and software in a purpose-built lab, giving Ubuntu OpenStack users the reassurance and …