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on 24 July 2015

Canonical Cloud Chatter: July 2015 Newsletter

School’s out for the summer – in the Northern Hemisphere – but we’ve been busy planning Juju workshops, adding new locations to our popular Ubuntu OpenStack Fundamentals Training course and preparing for a number of upcoming events! Read what’s new and exciting with Juju, containers and our partner ecosystem and get in touch if you want to learn more!


Ubuntu OpenStack Fundamentals Training

New training courses have been announced! The Ubuntu OpenStack Fundamentals Training course is an intensive 3-day, hands-on classroom-based course of lectures and lab work, taking place in various cities around the world. The course has been designed by the experts in our Cloud Engineering team to be the best introduction for setting up and running Ubuntu OpenStack clouds.

The next available training courses will be in Amsterdam, Chicago and Washington, D.C.! Early bird rates are still available, hurry up and book your seat.

Get a seat


Juju Workshops 2015
We are delighted to bring Juju closer to your city, in a series of workshops, where you will deploy a choice of services from our outstanding charm store. Whether your interest is in Big Data, Containers, OpenStack, Benchmarking or the most commonly used SOA solutions, there is a charm for you to deploy.

Workshops now available in Reston, VA, New York, NY and Chicago, IL.

Find out more and register here


Docker, Juju, and Snappy Ubuntu Core
Learn how easy it is to run a Docker image inside either a Juju charm or an Ubuntu snap. Dustin Kirkland, part of our Product and Strategy team, explains how mprime makes a fine example of how to package a service into a Docker container, a Juju charm and a Snappy snap.

Read more



Juju Updates
Congratulations to the Kubernetes project and community, on releasing version 1.0 to the public! Over the past six months we’ve had a small team of “container people” working to make sure that we could deliver the best Kubernetes experience on the first day of the version 1.0 release! Read up to find out what you can do today with Juju.

Read more


Partner ecosystem highlights
The Charm Partner Programme welcomed the following new partners in June: Meteorite BI, Incubio, QuasarDB and Azul. Expect to see their solutions appearing in the Charm Store in the coming months!

Our first webinar on ISV’s who have charmed their software was a success, with over 170 attendees and great feedback from those who attended. You can still watch it on demand! Look out for a Big Data themed webinar coming up in September.


Upcoming Events

HostingCon Global 2015, San Diego CA
From the 26th to the 29th of July, San Diego will become the hosting capital of the world as the industry leaders gather at HostingCon. We will participate in the event along with our partner Atomia, promoting the easiest and most reliable way to deploy and operate an OpenStack cloud: BootStack. Come meet us at booth #931.

Come join us!


OpenStack Day Taiwan
Canonical is proud to be sponsoring OpenStack Day Taiwan. On August 11, come meet us at booth #5 where we will be demoing Ubuntu OpenStack deployments and showcasing our Cloud Tools.

Come join us!


Canonical’s Cloud Team will be joining ContainerCon, on the 17 – 19 August and demoing LXD at booth #303. We have also planned 3 speaking sessions, we hope to see you there!

Join us at ContainerCon


OpenStack Day Seattle
Canonical is proud to be a Gold Sponsor at OpenStack Day Seattle, taking place on 20 August. We have a number of speaking sessions planned and hope you will be joining us!

Find out more & join us


OpenStack Day Silicon Valley
On 26 – 27 August, Ubuntu Cloud Team will be attending OpenStack Day Silicon Valley, where we are proud to be sponsors. Come meet us at booth E7! Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical’s Founder will be giving the keynote on Thursday 27th August at 10.30 am.

Join us at OpenStack Silicon Valley


OpenStack Benelux Conference
On September 17th our Ubuntu Cloud Team will be at OpenStack Benelux Conference. We will be participating in speaking sessions and running demos on making OpenStack easy to install.

Join OpenStack Benelux

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