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MAAS 2.3.0 beta 3 released!

by Canonical on 31 October 2017

Hello MAASters!I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.3.0 Beta 3 has now been released and it is currently available in PPA and as a snap.PPA AvailabilityFor those running Ubuntu Xenial and would like to use beta …

Cloud and server

Server Team at the Ubuntu Rally in NYC

by Joshua Powers on 2 October 2017

The Ubuntu Rally occurred last week in New York City where the entirety of the Canonical Engineering teams as well as various members of the community spent time working through final plans for Artful and continued …

Cloud and server

Modeling infrastructure with security and flexibility in mind

by Richard Harding on 13 September 2017

Juju allows the user to model their infrastructure in a clean and simple repeatable way. Often deployments are repeated across different clouds and regions. Sometimes it’s repeated from dev to staging to production. Regardless of the …

Cloud and server
Canonical announcements

Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

by Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8 includes desktop, …

Canonical announcements

Carleton University creates Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack, IBM

by Canonical on 12 October 2016

Carleton University Creates Campus Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack running on IBM Power Systems Carleton Research Cloud offers rapid, self-service POWER compute resources for faster processing of scientific inquiries Canonical’s OpenStack is available on all IBM …

Cloud and server

Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

by Canonical on 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built with …

Cloud and server

Autopilot: benefits of early release

by Carla Berkers on 24 May 2016

OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the

Desktop

Ubuntu 15.04: Desktop, Phone and IoT; towards a converged future

by Canonical on 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04 desktop extends leadership of developer experience Snappy Ubuntu Core on general availability for the first time New developer tools allow immediate and constant access to latest updates London – 21 April, 2015. Ubuntu 15.04, …

Cloud and server

Ubuntu 15.04: What’s new for cloud users?

by Canonical on 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04: OpenStack ready to roll with Kilo and first outing of Snappy Core Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed First release of Snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart …

Ubuntu

Saving ubuntu.com on download day: Caching location specific pages

by Robin Winslow on 28 August 2014

On release day we can get up to 8,000 requests a second to ubuntu.com from people trying to download the new release. In fact, last October (13.10) was the first release day in a long time …