To make more efficient use of datacenters and cloud hardware, Ubuntu is creating a new, ultra-lightweight Ubuntu server.
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Canonical's latest Linux, Ubuntu 14.10, saves the biggest improvements for its cloud and server versions.
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
The latest release of Ubuntu Server is heavily focused on supporting cloud and scale-out computing platforms.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Although sample consists solely of Ubuntu users and can't be viewed as describing the industry as a whole, the results of Canonical's Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey are interesting and should be considered.
The most significant aspect of Ubuntu 13.10 (codenamed Saucy Salamander) is the first release of Mir, Canonical's next-generation display server, which replaces X Windows. Saucy Salamander also features Unity 7 and Linux kernel 3.11.
Mir display server will be the default choice in Ubuntu 13.10, while Kubunut will remain on X, citing community development.
Want to run an Ubuntu Linux game or check on your Ubuntu server remotely from your Android or Apple smartphone or tablet? Splashtop's Streamer for Linux software is for you
By demonstrating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin running on an ARM-based server, Calxeda has taken an important step in bringing the low-power RISC-architecture chips to the server market
It's been a bumpy twelve months for Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's business side, but the company is re-organizing as it hunts for more business server and desktop customers.
Would you believe that ARM processors, those little chips that power so many smartphones and tablets, have a future on servers? Ubuntu does.
I had an Ubuntu Linux installfest in my local art gallery centre today. All 3 people had laptops that ran ridiculously slowly using Windows Vista.
The Ubuntu release, code-named Maverick Meerkat, will ship on Sunday, with new technology for the server variant including the ability to run cloud images in offline mode
Canonical now supports IBM's DB2 Express-C software package as a virtual appliance, with IBM also validating the full version of DB2 for Ubuntu 10.04
Canonical announced today that the LTS version of the popular sever OS will be available this week
The test version of Ubuntu 10.04 gives the Linux OS desktop features such as Twitter integration, while the server edition gets a cloud polish
On March 8, Microsoft will be back in U.S. District Court in East Texas to defend itself against another patent-infringement case. The new case is being brought by real-time communications vendor VirnetX Inc. and involves two VirnetX patents which that company claims Microsoft is using improperly in Windows XP, Vista and Windows Server, among other products.
In September, Microsoft unveiled a beta of a toolset that was designed to improve compatibility between Vista and Windows 7 (as well as Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2). The Redmondians made available on October 27 the final version of that tool, known as the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista.
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