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16 posts from December 2015

More people use Ubuntu than anyone actually knows

By Dustin Kirkland, 22 December 2015

People of earth, waving at Saturn, courtesy of NASA.“It Doesn’t Look Like Ubuntu Reached Its Goal Of 200 Million Users This Year”, says Michael Larabel of Phoronix, in a post that it seems he’s been itching …

Juju Charmer Summit: Docker Lightning Talk

By James Donner, 22 December 2015

Ubuntu is the number one platform for Docker deployments by a wide margin. With Juju, deploying Docker is as easy as a visit to the charm store. Join Canonical’s Charles Butler for a five minute lightning …

Canonical Cloud Chatter: December 2015

By James Donner, 18 December 2015

With the holiday season upon us, we are feeling festive! Before you start your holiday, here’s a bit about what we’ve been up to lately! We have just release an eBook on Big Data for Telcos …

Resolving Big Data in the New Year

By Canonical, 16 December 2015

It’s probably best to have your New Year’s resolutions planned before January 1st is actually here. I started talking about this a few days ago with my friends. I have a few things in mind, one …

WANdisco joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 15 December 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that WANdisco has joined the Charm Partner Programme (CPP). Canonical’s CPP helps solution providers get the best use of Canonical’s universal service modeling tool, Juju, enabling instant workload deployment, integration and …

Ubuntu is about people

By Canonical, 14 December 2015

Ubuntu has been around for just over a decade. That’s a long time for a project built around a field that evolves at such a rapid pace as computing. And not just any computing –software made …

Using bcache for performance gains on the Launchpad Database Servers

By Tom Haddon, 10 December 2015

Launchpad is the code hosting, bug tracking and build system for the Ubuntu distribution itself, and is used by many other software projects, including OpenStack, Inkscape & MySQL. There are two main data stores in Launchpad. …

Helsinki SDK sprint

By Femma, 10 December 2015

We arrived in Helsinki on Sunday evening, ready to start our week long SDK sprint on Monday. Our hotel was in a nice location, by the sea. The work stuff The SDK is a core part …

Juju Charmer Summit: Charm Evolution

By James Donner, 9 December 2015

Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack solution at full scale on a public cloud or just want to deploy services on your own private OpenStack cloud, Juju is the perfect solution. At Canonical, we have …

Capturing the real IoT market, Telcos taking a data first approach

By Canonical, 9 December 2015

I recently read on a Wall Street Journal blog that IDC says the IoT market is supposed to reach $1.7 Trillion by 2020. Let’s be clear here, not 1.7 BILLION, but 1.7 TRILLION US Dollars. At …

Analytics and Big Data, Flexible Solutions for Evolving Telcos

By Tom Callway, 9 December 2015

This eBook describes what analytics processes telcos should be implementing to most benefit from the tremendous amounts of data available to them. Download this eBook to answer the following questions: How big data and analytics can …

UAVIA unveils first 100% remotely controlled drones; powered by Ubuntu

By Thibaut Rouffineau, 8 December 2015

Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt, the next generation of remote controlled drones is being unveiled by UAVIA, powered by Snappy Ubuntu Core. For the first time, UAVIA is demonstrating a new generation of completely remote controlled drones. …