Your submission was sent successfully! Close

Thank you for signing up for our newsletter!
In these regular emails you will find the latest updates from Canonical and upcoming events where you can meet our team.Close

Thank you for contacting our team. We will be in touch shortly.Close

Blog posts tagged

Michael Hall
4 October 2016

Snap interview with Krita

Desktop Article

This is the second in a series of interviews with Snap adopters, you can read the first interview here. If you have an interesting snap story to tell, please contact me. I’ve always been a big fan of Krita, so when I started working on snap packaging it was high on my list to do. In doing ...

Michael Hall
27 September 2016

Snap interview with Rocket.Chat

Cloud and server Article

Snap packaging has been gaining a lot of momentum recently, from desktop apps to cloud services, and everything in between. To learn more about the people and projects that are building snaps Michael Hall, Ubuntu Community Manager, reached out to Aaron Ogle a Core Contributor to the Open Source Project Rocket.Chat. How did you find out ab ...

Charles Butler
22 September 2016

Monitoring “big software” stacks with the Elastic Stack

Cloud and server Article

Big​ ​Software​ ​is​ ​a​ ​new​ ​class​ ​of​ ​application.​ ​It’s​ ​composed​ ​of​ ​so​ ​many moving​ ​pieces​ ​that​ ​humans,​ ​by​ ​themselves,​ ​cannot​ ​design,​ ​deploy​ ​or operate​ ​them.​ ​OpenStack,​ ​Hadoop​ ​and​ ​container-based​ ​architectures​ ​are all​ ​examples​ ​of​ ​​Big​ ​Software​. Gathering​ ​service​ ​metrics​ ​for​ ​ ...

Jorge O. Castro
7 June 2016

Apache Bigtop and Juju: a charming approach to big data

Cloud and server Article

Juju users have been enjoying our collection of Big Data charms for over two years. During this time, we’ve learned a lot about what our users want from this complex corner of big software. The Apache Bigtop community distills best practices for installing big data software. They extensively test and package Apache big data projects ...

Christian Ehrhardt
5 May 2016

The new simplicity to consume DPDK

Cloud and server Article

DPDK is a fast moving project comprised of a set of libraries and drivers for fast packet processing. It utilizes polling threads, huge pages, numa locality and multi core processing to achieve low latencies and a high packet processing rate. Up until recently most guides to consume or experiment with DPDK looked like this: Download ...

Alexia Emmanoulopoulou
14 March 2016

Flexwebhosting spins up services in record time with Canonical

Cloud and server Case study

Flexwebhosting is one of the largest web hosting providers in the Netherlands with over 60,000 customers and houses over 6,500 web servers in different data centers in Amsterdam. Working with Canonical and choosing its managed cloud offering Bootstack as well as its service modelling tool Juju helped reduce time to service to minutes rath ...

Christian Reis
20 January 2016

MAAS 1.9: Taking bare-metal beyond “minimal provisioning”

Cloud and server Article

Complex node configuration now fully supported, including NIC bonding, tagged VLANs, bcache, LVM, software RAID devices and more One of the (only somewhat unsung) heroes in the MAAS user community is Ante Karamatić. Ante is the lead of a consulting team which does complex deployments for telecom cloud providers, and he’s also known for be ...

Adam Israel
24 November 2015

Diving into Juju

Cloud and server Article

In my last post, I introduced you to Juju and talked about how it could help you. Now I’d like to walk you through some real world examples of Juju in action. Workloads Bundles are used to represent workloads. Bundles can be simple, like the WordPress example in the previous post, or complex. OpenStack If ...

18 February 2013

Dell’s Ubuntu based Developer laptop just got better

Ubuntu Partners

Dell announced today an updated XPS 13, preloaded with Ubuntu, which has a full high-definition 1080p display. It will be available for sale in the USA  and Canada, but as part of this update Dell will also be making it available in parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   As we reported in ...

29 March 2012

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 4 and Final

Ubuntu open source

I wanted to know what the reasons were for people choosing Ubuntu. After all there are other better-known choices out there. For the respondents across all three surveys, open source stood out as the key attribute, true whatever the age of the respondents and whenever they adopted Ubuntu. Curiosity was almost equally as important, and ...

27 March 2012

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 3

Ubuntu Canonical News

So as promised let’s take a look a the next set of results from the Ubuntu Survey.  I am going to bundle together the broader world of Ubuntu looking at other OSes people use, Ubuntu One usage, whether people are interested in the new products announced and likelihood to purchase Ubuntu pre-installed. As usual where ...

22 March 2012

Ubuntu User Surveys 2012 – Part 2

Ubuntu Canonical News

Yesterday we looked at the demographics of the respondents to the survey and some observations about the validity of the date. I recommend you read that post first. Today though we are going to dive a little more into how people first discovered Ubuntu and installed it. How long have you used Ubuntu? I wanted ...

  1. Previous page
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. Next page