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Monitor your Kubernetes Cluster

by Kevin W Monroe on 16 January 2018

This article originally appeared on Kevin Monroe’s blog Keeping an eye on logs and metrics is a necessary evil for cluster admins. The benefits are clear: metrics help you set reasonable performance goals, while log analysis …

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Making NTP best practices easy with Juju charms

by Paul Gear on 24 November 2017

NTP: a behind-the-scenes protocol Network Time Protocol is one of those oft-ignored-but-nonetheless-essential subsystems which is largely unknown, except to a select few. Those who know it well generally fall into the following categories: time geeks who …

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MAAS KVM Pods

by Canonical on 18 October 2017

This is a guest post by Michael Iatrou, cloud solutions architect at Canonical OpenStack is the dominant solution in the IaaS space, fueled by the need for reliable, scalable and interoperable private cloud infrastructure to accommodate …

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Kubernetes the not so easy way

by Michael Iatrou on 12 October 2017

The simplest method to deploy and operate Kubernetes on Ubuntu is with conjure-up. Whether the substrate is a public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc) private virtualized environments (VMware) or bare metal, conjure-up will allow you to …

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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 …

Canonical announcements

Canonical expands enterprise Kubernetes

by Canonical on 23 August 2017

Canonical supports enterprise Kubernetes on cloud and on-premises Two turnkey consulting packages for rapid deployment Support for Galactic Fog serverless, Rancher container management and Weave Cloud Reference architectures for Kubernetes operations on cloud or bare-metal LONDON, …

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JAAS & Juju update: Juju GUI 2.8.0

by jeffpihach on 7 August 2017

JAAS has seen 2 minor and 6 patch updates in the last nine weeks. Let’s talk about what’s new as of the 2.8.0 release. Direct Deploy Direct Deploy gets your solutions deployed easier and faster. The …

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How modelling helps you avoid getting a stuck OpenStack

by Mark Baker on 18 July 2017

Lego model of an Airbus A380-800. Airbus run OpenStack A “StuckStack” is a deployment of OpenStack that usually, for technical but sometimes business reasons, is unable to be upgraded without significant disruption, time and expense. In …

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Conjure-up dev summary: Week 25

by Adam Stokes on 26 June 2017

With conjure-up 2.2.2 out the door we bring a whole host of improvements!sudo snap install conjure-up --classic Improved LocalhostWe recently switched over to using a bundled LXD and with that change came a few hiccups in …

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Canonical announcements

PCCW Global chooses Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju

by Canonical on 11 May 2017

PCCW Global plans expansion to deliver enterprise, edge applications, NFV and IoT enablement to customers Integrated Canonical and CPLANE NETWORKS solution will deliver high-performance, elastic infrastructure Removes the complexity of multiple systems and OpenStack APIs streamlining …

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Consortium GARR creates countrywide Federated Canonical OpenStack

by Canonical on 9 May 2017

GARR, Italy’s leading research and education network consortium, manages a fully owned fibre optic network of 15,000 Km dedicated to Italian Research and Education and offers high performance connectivity and advanced services to around 4 million …