23 posts from August 2013

Ubuntu Cloud Guest

By peter-mahnke, 29 August 2013

Ubuntu is the most popular guest operating system in the world’s major public clouds. What makes Ubuntu such a natural choice for cloud providers and users? And how do you make the most out of your …

OpenStack primer

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

This short document introduces you to OpenStack and its components, what you can change and customise, and why Ubuntu and OpenStack work so well together.

Top 10 questions about MAAS

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

This FAQ summarises the most important things you need to know about MAAS (metal-as-a-service). It covers what MAAS is, how it works with other Ubuntu cloud tools, what you can do with it, and how it …

Top 12 questions about Juju

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

Why is Juju the most amazing service modelling tool currently available on the market, and why is it the best, easiest, and fastest way to deploy services and applications onto your cloud, manage them with ease, …

Ubuntu OpenStack Jumpstart

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

On-site Canonical engineers will help you deploy a reference cloud for your department or company, based on the same technologies that power the Rackspace and HP public clouds: Ubuntu and OpenStack. Ubuntu is the OS of …

Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud Programme

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

Joining Canonical’s Certified Public Cloud Programme is the only way to ensure that your customers get the best Ubuntu experience in your public cloud. The programme offers a comprehensive set of tools and services to give …

Ubuntu OpenStack factsheet

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

Ubuntu OpenStack offers an industry-leading, powerful toolset to enable you to build the most flexible and reliable cloud on OpenStack. What exactly makes up the Ubuntu OpenStack offer? How does Canonical engage with cloud providers, and …

Juju Charm Championship expands with more categories, more prizes

By Canonical, 27 August 2013

The Charm Championship is underway, but there’s still plenty of time to get involved. Today we’re announcing the addition of three new entry categories, each with a $10,000 prize on offer for the most innovative bundle …

Canonical showcasing Cloud and Desktop solutions at Dell Solutions Summit, Beijing, China

By Canonical, 23 August 2013

We’re excited to announce that Canonical is sponsoring and exhibiting at the forthcoming Dell Solutions Summit, August 27-29th, 2013 in Beijing, China. Danica Han, our Director of Cloud Alliances for APAC, will be speaking at the …

Ubuntu Edge thank you

By Canonical, 22 August 2013

Hi everyone So ends a crazy month. We’ve broken records, we’ve been written and talked about across the world, we’ve worn out our F5 keys, and we’ve learned a lot of invaluable lessons about crowdfunding. Our …

Music app: focus on the content

By Canonical, 20 August 2013

Music apps that allow users to switch between player and queue mode can be quite complex. Some challenges of music apps in general: Deep navigation through the music library: Home › Artists › Artist › Album …

Usability testing: how do we design effective tasks

By Canonical, 16 August 2013

Previously, Charline Poirier provided an excellent post about how to recruit representative participants for usability testing. To continue the story, we are going to talk about the next stage: developing effective task sets, which is a …