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James Donner
21 December 2017

Keynote: Maximizing developer velocity with containers

Cloud and server Article

  Containers are one of the most exciting technologies in the cloud right now. But when it comes to your IT strategy, where is the best place to start? With so many different options and configurations, it’s critical that you find the best possible strategy for your software stack. To answer these questions, Canonical’s VP ...

13 June 2017

Amazon Greengrass launches as a snap on Ubuntu

Internet of Things Article

Last week, Amazon launched Greengrass, their new IoT platform allowing developers to create intelligent edge software. Amazon is collaborating with a variety of manufacturers to make Greengrass available on as many devices as possible from home gateways, industrial gateways to smart microphones. This is a reflection of the increased appet ...

Udi Nachmany
5 April 2017

Ubuntu on AWS gets serious performance boost with AWS-tuned kernel

Cloud and server Article

Canonical and Amazon Web Services have been working closely together to create the best experience of the world’s most popular cloud OS, on the world’s most popular public cloud. Official Ubuntu guest images have been available on AWS for years, and underlie the majority of workloads on the service—whether you use the EC2 Quickstart, Mark ...

13 April 2012

Canonical’s AWSOME bridges Amazon and OpenStack clouds

Cloud and server Article

Canonical’s AWSOME bridges Amazon and OpenStack Clouds Canonical today released for beta testing a new cloud proxy, providing APIs for OpenStack that are also common to Amazon’s EC2 and AWS public cloud services. The proxy, called “Any Web Service Over Me” (AWSOME), simplifies the deployment of hybrid cloud workloads across AWS and OpenSt ...

2 April 2012

Mercadolibre builds 1,000-node Ubuntu cloud for IT on demand

Cloud and server Case study

Ubuntu and AWS cloud used to capture, protect and monetise data across platforms Summary Mercadolibre has risen to prominence as Latin America’s leading e-commerce and auction site. Founded in 1999 with a handful of employees, it is now the eighth-largest online retailer, handling up to two million site requests per minute and four millio ...

31 January 2012

Krux creates revenues from audience data and helps protect privacy

Cloud and server Case study

Ubuntu and AWS cloud used to capture, protect and monetise data across platforms Summary Krux helps website operators responsibly drive new revenues from consumer data while protecting that data from unauthorised skimming and theft. With massive storage and processing requirements, and a rapidly growing customer base, the organisation dec ...

12 January 2012

Janrain powers the next generation of online indentity management with Ubuntu

Cloud and server Case study

Ubuntu Cloud Guest and Amazon’s public cloud power seamless sign-on and authentication for millions of web users. Summary US technology Janrain makes it simple for web users to access new sites using their existing online accounts, from Google and Facebook, to MySpace and Yahoo. Used on 350,000 sites, Janrain manages the sign-on process f ...

Mark Baker
6 June 2011

Britain's Got Talent and The Cabinet Office – Ubuntu bedfellows in the public cloud.

Ubuntu Server

Last week saw the culmination of one of the UK’s most popular TV shows – Britain’s Got Talent. The way in which this show over five series has captured the attention of the British public is quite incredible, with the majority of popular media outlets dedicating significant space to the contestants, the judges, rumours about ...

18 May 2009

Landscape 1.3 now Manages Ubuntu Server on Amazon EC2

Ubuntu Ubuntu Advantage

Announcing the release of Landscape 1.3 – the next version of Canonical’s management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one. In addition, Landscape enables you to monitor all your systems from a single Web interface reducing the complexity of managing multiple systems. The theme of 1.3 is Clo ...

16 December 2008

Ubuntu Server on Amazon Beta

Ubuntu Article

We have just announced our beta of Ubuntu Server Edition for cloud computing. It uses Amazon’s established cloud service EC2. We’re supplying customised images that are quick to deploy and efficient in production. The images are based on Ubuntu Server Edition so have the same great security, performance, reliability and range of applicati ...