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Drag-and-Drop Cloud Orchestration with Ubuntu Juju

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux and Juju Development/Operations (DevOps) program parent company, is turning Juju into a tool that makes setting clouds up  a drag-and-drop operation. Drag-and-Drop Cloud Orchestration with Ubuntu Juju. More>

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Tags: Business · Canonical · Cloud Computing · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System

The most popular cloud operating system is…

March 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

OK, if you know anything about the cloud, you’re going to say the most popular cloud operating system is Linux. With the exception of Microsoft Azure with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012, the most popular client operating system family on clouds is indeed Linux. But, can you guess what seems to be the […]

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Tags: Business · Canonical · Cloud Computing · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System

OpenStack’s top operating system: Ubuntu Linux

March 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

While digging into the last OpenStack User Survey, I found that Ubuntu Linux was the most popular OpenStack operating system. No matter if users had dozens, or thousands, of CPU cores in their cloud, most preferrred Ubuntu. It was followed by the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone CentOS, which is now part of the […]

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Shuttleworth says Ubuntu is sticking with MySQL

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and its parent company, Canonical, said on Google+ that Ubuntu 14.04 would include MySQL 5.6. I asked Shuttleworth why he wasn’t using such MySQL forks as MariaDB. Shuttleworth answered, “We’ll be happy to include solid code from MySQL forks as they mature. Percona, SkySQL, MariaDB are all interesting and would be […]

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Tags: Business · Canonical · Database · Development · Linux · Open Source · Operating System · Oracle

Ubuntu Unity to bring back local menus

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Back in 2011, the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution made a major and controversial user-interface (UI) change. It moved from GNOME 3.x to its own GNOME-based UI design: Unity. One of its bigger design changes was to force all in-focus applications to use a single global menu. Things are different now. Marco Trevisan, one of Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent […]

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Tags: Business · Canonical · Desktop · Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Open Source · Operating System