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5 Cool things Canonical does with Go

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 by Didier Roche

We had the recent news that Google’s Go was awarded programming language of 2016 by TIOBE! One of the main reasons for winning is the ease of learning and pragmatic nature. It’s less about theoretical nature and more about hands-on-experience, which is why more and more customers are adopting go in Industrial settings. At Canonical […]

Join our OpenStack and Containers Office Hours

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 by Tom Callway

Sign-up for a 1 hour web session with an expert from Canonical Starting in 2017, we will be running a series of ‘Office Hours’ online sessions to help community members and customers deploy, manage and scale their Ubuntu-based cloud infrastructure. Book your place What’s covered? These interactive sessions will be hosted by a senior engineer […]

What IT directors should know about the economics of OpenStack

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 by Mark Baker

The world of business technology is under tremendous pressure and most organizations are ill-equipped to deal with the challenges and opportunities that are arising. Software as a Service, big data, cloud, scale-out, containers, OpenStack, and microservices are not just buzz-words, they are disrupting traditional business models. Further, while these terms and technologies represent a new […]

Webinar: Running an enterprise-grade OpenStack without the headaches

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 by Tom Callway

Watch Webinar On-demand In Canonical’s latest on-demand webinar, we explore how to build and manage highly scalable OpenStack clouds with BootStack on a Supermicro reference architecture. Supermicro offers end-to-end green computing solutions for the data center and enterprise IT. Its solutions range from server, storage, blade, workstations, networking devices, server management software and technology support […]

Canonical’s Distribution of Kubernetes reduces operational friction

Thursday, 01 December 2016 by Christopher Wilder

Linux containers (LXC) are one of the hottest technologies in the market today. Developers are adopting containers, especially Docker, as a way to speed-up development cycles and deliver code into testing or production environments much faster than traditional methods. With the largest base of LXC, LXD, and Docker users, Ubuntu has long been the platform […]

conjure-up Canonical Kubernetes under LXD today!

Monday, 21 November 2016 by Adam Stokes

We’ve just added the Localhost (LXD) cloud type to the list of supported cloud type on which you can deploy The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. What does this mean? Just like with our OpenStack offering you can now have Kubernetes deployed and running all on a single machine. All moving parts are confined inside their […]

Kubernetes the easy way

Thursday, 17 November 2016 by Jorge O. Castro

If you’re interested in running Kubernetes you’ve probably heard of Kelsey Hightower’s Kubernetes the Hard Way. Exercises like these are important, they highlight the coordination needed between components in modern stacks, and it highlights how far the world has come when it comes to software automation. Could you imagine if you had to set everything […]

Charm Partner Newsletter: November 2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 by Canonical

In this issue: Newest additions to the Charm partner programme Latest Juju charms Updating Clouds with Juju Details on the next Juju Charmer’s Summit Latest installment of our Scale Out webinar series Welcome to our newest partners! Netrounds is a programmable test and service assurance solution using software-based and traffic-generating test agents. Permabit Technology Corporation […]

Webinar: Secure, scale and simplify your OpenStack deployments

Friday, 11 November 2016 by Ellen Arnold

In our latest on-demand webinar, we explore how we can build and manage highly scalable OpenStack clouds with BootStack, Juju and PLUMgrid. Arturo Suarez, Product Manager for BootStack at Canonical, and Justin Moore, Principal Solutions Architect, at PLUMgrid, discuss common issues users run into when running OpenStack at scale, and how to circumnavigate them using […]

Webinar: Deploying Microsoft technologies on OpenStack

Monday, 31 October 2016 by Canonical

Watch On Demand In this webinar we explore the common challenges organisations face in deploying and managing Windows workloads at scale on OpenStack. We look at how Windows Charms can integrate seamlessly with existing Juju Charms to provide a powerful way to reduce workload deployments from days to minutes on both bare metal and public […]

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