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Canonical Cloud Chatter: January 2016

James Donner

on 29 January 2016

This article is more than 8 years old.


Happy New Year! This January we’ve been busy with the release of Juju GUI 2.0 and MAAS 1.9 whilst getting ready for Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona in February. As always, catch up on our partner news, download our brand new eBook and enjoy this month’s video – a presentation about the Juju app store for OpenStack.

Juju 2.0: what’s new?

With Juju 2.0, the user interface has been completely redesigned and rewritten to improve the user experience. Read about the changes here, and don’t forget to take it for a spin.

New release: MAAS 1.9

The latest release of our bare-metal provisioning tool, MAAS, now now supports complex node configuration via the web interface and API including NIC bonding, tagged VLANs, bcache, LVM and software RAID devices.

Find out what’s new in MAAS 1.9 or visit maas.io

Video – The Juju App Store for your OpenStack

Want an app store for your cloud? Juju is an open source model-driven cloud app deployment mechanism for apps from a wide range of vendors, from Cloudera to IBM and Microsoft.

Hosted by Rick Harding, this talk at ODS Tokyo covered a proof of concept integration of Juju and Horizon.

eBook: 10 reasons to choose Ubuntu certified images

This eBook explains why certified images are essential for organisations and individuals that require the highest level of security and reliability.

Download our ebook here!

In the news

Canonical announced it has teamed up with Oracle to provide Ubuntu Certified Images in Oracle marketplace.

We also announced the first technical preview of AzureStack with Ubuntu. Read the announcement here!

IBM and Canonical announced that Ubuntu will be available on LinuxONE starting with Ubuntu 16.04.

Upcoming Events

Ubuntu at Mobile World Congress

Attending MWC16 in February? Stop by Booth #3J30 in Hall 3 to see our awesome cloud and IoT demos and talk to the team. Check out the full list of demos scheduled, book a meeting with our executive team or follow presentations at our booth.

On Tuesday 23rd February, visit our booth for drinks and networking, from 18.00 – 20.00.

Get more info here, or get in touch to book a meeting.

IBM Interconnect

Ubuntu will be at IBM Interconnect 2016 in Las Vegas in February, highlighting our support for IBM POWER8 and LinuxONE platforms. Stop by booth 354 at the Mandalay Bay Resort to see our demos and ask questions, and visit us in the LinuxONE Pavilion.

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