Design and Web team summary – 04 February 2019

Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. Web squad Three new homepage takeovers This iteration we designed three, built two and are showing one new homepage takeover. Branded snap appstores is live Broadsign and arrow webinar is build Financial services webinar is designed Built a new version of the […]

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MAAS 2.5 : Growing the ecosystem and support for KVM micro-clouds

Our latest release makes for a very exciting point in the MAAS evolution. As datacenter (DC) infrastructure grows at unparalleled scale fueled by new applications and services such as connected autonomous cars, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) and IoT, the need for automated bare metal provisioning has never been more important. Multi-access edge computing and the ongoing […]

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Design and Web team summary – 19 December 2018

Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. Base squad This week, the bulk of our work was on improving our internal system for employee reviews, but we found time to squeeze in a few other things: We also progressed with the initial work for moving our Juju documentation into […]

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Design and Web team summary – 04 December 2018

Welcome to the latest work and updates from the design and web team. Web squad Takeovers In collaboration with the marketing team, we have produced three takeovers Apellix webinar: Discover how Apellix has designed revolutionary software to solve industrial IoT challenges. https://www.ubuntu.com/engage/industrial-drones Trilio: Discover how Trilio and Canonical help organisations transition to new, maintainable cloud […]

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Deploying Ubuntu root on ZFS with MAAS

With recent updates to MAAS and Curtin, deploying Ubuntu with a ZFS root disk is now possible! Curtin added zfsroot support earlier this year and MAAS has now exposed the option. ZFS is known for an amazing list of features: copy-on-write cloning continuous integrity checking snapshots automatic repair efficient data compression The following article takes […]

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OpenStack Summit Vancouver: Automating the data centre

Stu Miniman and John Boyer of theCUBE interviewed Mark Shuttleworth at the OpenStack Summit following the Canonical founder’s keynote in Vancouver. Read on for the full interview, and to hear more on the economics of cloud. Rethinking the data centre to make it fully automated from the ground up was the opportunity presented to architects […]