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James Donner
on 21 December 2016

Welcome to our final cloud news round-up for 2016. In this issue, you’ll find details of our upcoming OpenStack and Containers office hours sessions and you can take a look at our latest webinar exploring OpenStack clouds on hyperconverged architecture. Read how Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is our most secure distribution yet; and how Canonical’s Distribution of Kubernetes reduces operational friction. If you’re stuck for Christmas gifts, treat a friend to an online Ubuntu certification with a 50% discount from the Linux Foundation.

OpenStack and containers office hours

In 2017 we’ll be introducing a series of interactive online technical sessions, hosted by an expert from our Cloud Team. During these one-hour sessions we will show you how to leverage the latest features of Ubuntu OpenStack, LXD, MAAS, Kubernetes and Juju and answer any questions you might have about these technologies.

Sign-up now for the session on January 26th, 16.00 GMT.

Webinar: Running an enterprise-grade OpenStack without the headaches

In our latest on-demand webinar, we explore how to build and manage highly scalable OpenStack clouds with BootStack on Supermicro’s hyperconverged reference architecture.

Watch now

In other news

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – the most secure distribution out of the box

Ever wondered how we make Ubuntu secure, or how the underlying technology works? Read our comprehensive overview of all the security features included in 16.04 LTS and when they took effect. The Canonical Livepatch Service is one of these important features which allows you to install live kernel security patches to your machine without rebooting. Install Livepatch now, or update to newest kernel and reboot.

The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes reduces operational friction

Containers are only part of the major change in the way we think about software. Organisations are facing fundamental limits in their ability to manage escalating complexity, and Canonical’s focus on operations has proven successful in enabling cost-effective scale-out infrastructure. Canonical’s approach dramatically increases the ability of IT operations teams to run ever more complex and large scale systems. Learn more

Get 50% off Linux Foundation training and certification

There is huge demand for professional systems engineers who know how to administer cloud systems. Companies using these technologies need good people to push the state of the art. We’ve partnered with our friends at The Linux Foundation to help you stay on top of this growing market. The Linux Foundation is offering a 50% discount on all their online training and certification to Ubuntu users, from now through December 22. Learn more

We wish you a wonderful festive season and we look forward to bringing you more news in 2017.

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