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Archived Ubuntu News Articles
06 Feb 2017
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Ubuntu Linux daddy Mark Shuttleworth: Carrots for Unity 8? [60461]
The Register, February 6th, 2017

"Of risk, re-invention and doing what's good for you ...

New year, new Linux - or, in the case of Ubuntu, two. As in years past, Canonical's distro gets two updates in 2017 - the spring and autumn releases numbered and named respectively 17.04, Zesty Zapus, and 17.10 - name TBD, actually.

As ever there will be UI and experience fiddling - Zesty Zapus sees changes in windows management, the organisation of applications and there a new Mir abstraction is planned called Miral.

What about some really big changes, like the Unity 8 shell and Mir itself? ..."
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03 Feb 2017
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Cloud Chatter: January 2017 [60260]
By James Donner

Jame writes, "Welcome to the first edition of 2017. In this issue we showcase what you can expect from us and invite you to meet with us at Mobile World Congress if you're planning to be in Barcelona. We share our latest eBook on server provisioning and what Network Admins and IT Pros need to know to get ahead of the curve. Read on for informative webinars, videos/tutorials and our involvement at upcoming events. As always we conclude with a roundup of industry news..."
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24 Jan 2017
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Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes - Release 1.5.2 [60044]
By Jorge O. Castro

We're proud to announce support for Kubernetes 1.5.2 in the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. This is a pure upstream distribution of Kubernetes, designed to be easily deployable to public clouds, on-premises (ie vsphere, openstack), bare metal, and developer laptops. Kubernetes 1.5.2 is a patch release comprised of mostly bugfixes, and we encourage you to check out the release notes.
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23 Jan 2017
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What IT Pros Need to Know about Server Provisioning [60043]
By Christopher Wilder

Big Software, IoT and Big Data are changing how organisations are architecting, deploying, and managing their infrastructure. Traditional models are being challenged and replaced by software solutions that are deployed across many environments and many servers. However, no matter what infrastructure you have, there are bare metal servers under it, somewhere.

Organisations are looking for more efficient ways to balance their hardware and infrastructure investments with the efficiencies of the cloud. Canonical's MAAS (Metal As A Service) is such a technology.
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