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JAAS & Juju update: Juju GUI 2.8.0

Monday, 07 August 2017 by jeffpihach

JAAS has seen 2 minor and 6 patch updates in the last nine weeks. Let’s talk about what’s new as of the 2.8.0 release. Direct Deploy Direct Deploy gets your solutions deployed easier and faster. The feature allows you to create Juju cards which will add the specified bundle or charm to a new model […]

How modelling helps you avoid getting a stuck OpenStack

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 by Mark Baker

Lego model of an Airbus A380-800. Airbus run OpenStack A “StuckStack” is a deployment of OpenStack that usually, for technical but sometimes business reasons, is unable to be upgraded without significant disruption, time and expense. In the last post on this topic we discussed how many of these clouds became stuck and how the decisions […]

Conjure-up dev summary: Week 25

Monday, 26 June 2017 by Adam Stokes

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With conjure-up 2.2.2 out the door we bring a whole host of improvements!

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Improved Localhost

We recently switched over to using a bundled LXD and with that change came a few hiccups in deployments. We've been monitoring the error reports coming in and

Juju 2.2.0 and conjure-up 2.2.0 are here!

Thursday, 15 June 2017 by rharding

We are excited to announce the release of Juju 2.2.0 and conjure-up 2.2.0! This release greatly enhances memory and CPU utilisation at scale, improves the modelling of networks, and adds support for KVM containers on arm64. Additionally, there is now outline support for Oracle Compute, and vSphere clouds are now easier to deploy. conjure-up now […]

PCCW Global chooses Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju

Thursday, 11 May 2017 by Canonical

PCCW Global plans expansion to deliver enterprise, edge applications, NFV and IoT enablement to customers Integrated Canonical and CPLANE NETWORKS solution will deliver high-performance, elastic infrastructure Removes the complexity of multiple systems and OpenStack APIs streamlining service integration and leveraging existing services Platform will provide the ability for OpenStack tenant networks to integrate with PCCW […]

Consortium GARR creates countrywide Federated Canonical OpenStack

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 by Canonical

GARR, Italy’s leading research and education network consortium, manages a fully owned fibre optic network of 15,000 Km dedicated to Italian Research and Education and offers high performance connectivity and advanced services to around 4 million users and over 1,200 research institutes, universities, research hospitals, cultural institutions, libraries, museums and schools. It has created a […]

Video: Managed OpenStack upgrades

Monday, 08 May 2017 by Alexia Emmanoulopoulou

The process of upgrading OpenStack releases can be challenging, given the many moving parts and the cadence of releases. In this use case video, Juan Carliante, Cloud Reliability Engineer for Canonical explains how Canonical’s BootStack  Engineering team solves issues arising during the upgrade process quickly using Juju, an open-source applications modelling tool. Contact us to find out […]

Unitas Global and Canonical provide fully-managed enterprise OpenStack

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 by Canonical

Unitas Global, the leading enterprise hybrid cloud solution provider, and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container, cloud, scale out, and hyperscale computing announced they will provide a new fully managed and hosted OpenStack private cloud to enterprise clients around the world. This partnership, developed in response to growing enterprise demand […]

Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

Thursday, 13 April 2017 by Canonical

Ubuntu 17.04 released today, supporting Kubernetes, Docker, LXD and Snaps. This is the 26th release of Ubuntu, the world’s most widely deployed Linux OS and the leading platform for cloud and IoT operations. “The breadth and pace of open source innovation has made it the center of gravity in technology today, and the Ubuntu community […]

Carrier Cloudification: What every telecom executive needs to know

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 by Tom Callway

New imperatives, technologies, and the emergence of the public cloud are forcing telecom service providers to rethink and validate their fundamental business assumptions. The cloud has forced today’s telecom service providers to transform and perform at increasingly high speeds, counter to their normal mode of operations. Due to customer demand, operators are moving away from […]

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