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Oct 21 2015 4:00 pm
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  • Join us to explore how charming your software for Juju will launch your software business into the cloud, fast. Using real world examples, we’ll show you how forward thinking businesses are leveraging Juju and Charms to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. Don't miss the opportunity to hear about other software developers who are benefitting from the power of Juju.


    Gabriel Samfira, Developer, Cloudbase Solutions,

    Cloudbase Solutions is dedicated to interoperability and cloud computing. Their involvement in the OpenStack community and the development of the Hyper-V compute driver are a natural result of their experience on multiple environment, ranging from Microsoft infrastructures to Linux and BSD.

    Gabriel has lead the development of charms for SMB, Windows 2012, Exchange, Sharepoint and SQL Server at Cloudbase.

    Graziano Obertelli, Vice President of Engineering, AppScale Systems, Inc.

    Graziano’s interest in cloud computing started with research in fault tolerant distributed systems at UCSD. Graziano co-founded Eucalyptus Systems in 2009. In 2014, Graziano left Eucalyptus to lead engineering and operations at AppScale. Graziano brings tremendous experience in management, software processes, quality assurance, system administration, customer support, and open source communities.
  • Designing your cloud with the right hardware is a critical decision you need to make when adopting OpenStack. It’s essential that you get it right or your cloud project could go up in smoke!

    In this webinar, we will explore some of the different design options for your OpenStack cloud and what hardware decisions you must make to be successful.

    Using real-world case studies, our expert team will explain how running Ubuntu’s reference architecture for OpenStack, on standardized open hardware, reduces the margin of error in the earliest stages of your cloud initiative.

    Join Victor Estival (Cloud Architect at Canonical), Arturo Suarez (Product Manager from Canonical) and Johnny Wang (Sales Director from Quanta Cloud Technology) on May 26th, 2015 at 5pm BST to discover how you can design and size your enterprise OpenStack cloud for success.
  • Discover the latest Server, Cloud and Container technologies released in Ubuntu 15.04

    Ubuntu 15.04 was released April 23rd and contains a host of new features to support scale out applications with containers and OpenStack.

    Highlights include:
    - Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed
    - First release of snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart devices
    - OpenStack “Kilo” - Ubuntu leads with choice of SDNs, easy install and management
    - Updated developer tools for cloud and IoT

    Join Ubuntu Product Managers Dustin Kirkland and Mark Baker on May 7, 2015 5:00pm (BST) to see about what’s new in 15.04 and how you can get working with OpenStack.
  • Explore the limits of OpenStack scale, performance and resilience. With Ubuntu as the platform of choice for the largest, most complex, most performance-critical and most secure OpenStack superusers, Canonical has been called on to stretch the limits of OpenStack in all sorts of extreme environments.

    Join Canonical’s James Page and Mark Baker for a tour of the outer limits of current OpenStack capabilities.

    By attending this webinar you will learn:
    - How to build a highly resilient network and infrastructure in your OpenStack cloud
    - How to maximise performance using OpenStack
    - How to scale OpenStack using Juju


    James Page:
    James works for Canonical as a technical lead in the Ubuntu Server and OpenStack team. He has more than 15 years experience in deploying Open Source technologies in Enterprise environments and has been involved in OpenStack since its first release into Ubuntu in 2010, focussing on deployment tooling and QA, with a specific interest in virtualized storage and networking solutions.

    Mark Baker:
    Mark Baker is the Ubuntu Server & Cloud Product Manager at Canonical where he has spent the last 4 years helping drive the platform for next generation application delivery. Prior to Canonical, Mark worked at MySQL and Red Hat where he enjoyed disrupting large billion dollar incumbent technology companies. With OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and Ubuntu, Mark continues to have fun following this same path.
  • Join us on 17th February at 5pm GMT/ 12pm EDT for a joint presentation from Atomia and Canonical to hear about challenges of deploying OpenStack for public clouds, pitfalls to avoid, and how to make sure your cloud is truly production-grade.

    This webinar will walk you through how a fully managed cloud platform built on OpenStack is the fastest means of making your cloud vision a reality. We'll also take a look at the tools you'll need to help you configure and manage your new OpenStack hosting business.

    You should attend this webinar if:

    - you are a hosting organisation thinking of offering cloud services in addition to your ongoing portfolio
    - you are concerned about the costs and complexity of setting up a cloud platform, the difficulty in operating it to production level, and the length of time required to configure a reliable provisioning and billing system
    - you just don’t have the resources, the time or the skills to build your own OpenStack public cloud

    Register today!
  • Join us on 1st October at 5pm GMT/ 12pm EDT for a joint presentation from Dreamhost and Canonical to hear about:

    - The challenges of building an OpenStack public cloud
    - How DreamHost and Canonical worked together to deliver high quality Ubuntu images for DreamCompute
    - DreamHost's participation in the Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud program

    Delivering the presentation content are Jonathan LaCour Vice President of Software Development at DreamHost ad Mark Baker Ubuntu server and cloud product manager.

    We hope you can make it!
  • In this webinar we will discuss Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, released April 17th
    2014. Mark Baker, Server Product manager will run through some of the
    new features for Server and Cloud computing in Ubuntu 14.04 as well as
    how and where you can get to it. For Ubuntu server or OpenStack users
    this is not to be missed!
  • In this webinar, Dave Russell, Head of Sales Engineering from Canonical, and Ramiro Salas, Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack, VMware will walk you through some of our “war stories” from customer engagements getting both Ubuntu OpenStack and VMware infrastructure to work together, and highlight some of the things you need to be aware of before starting such a project.

    Topics for discussion include:

    Options for deploying OpenStack and VMware technologies
    - Basics of OpenStack
    - Basics of VMware
    - Benefits to organisations integrating both technologies
    - Possible scenarios for OpenStack and VMware integration

    Stories from real deployments
    - Customer challenges
    - Chosen solutions and rationale
    - Challenges encountered
    - Results, lessons learned, and future outlook

    The pitfalls: Things to be aware of prior to embarking on an OpenStack+VMware project
  • Juju Charm Championship, is a competition in which developers, ISVs and operators can reap big rewards for getting creative with Juju charms.

    In this webinar Juju Champions Jorge Castro and Mark Mims will explain what Juju is, how you can enter the competition and the best ways to maximise your chances of winning the great prizes such as $10,000!

    The webinar will cover:

    - Introduction to Juju
    - The Charm Championship - rules, regs and categories
    - Getting started building your environment
    - Submitting your entries
    - Achieving awesomeness

    So register today to find out how you can win with Juju.

  • Four of the world's largest telcos are currently implementing a cloud on Ubuntu and OpenStack with support from Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. In an upcoming webinar, Mark Baker, Ubuntu Cloud Product Manager, will share some of the best practices and "war stories" learned from those implement actions.

    Topics include:

    - How do you build the right cloud infrastructure to support your SaaS public cloud?
    - Challenges with implementing OpenStack clouds and how to overcome them
    - Scale-out: how to do it quickly and efficiently
    - How to redu ce time to production and time to market of your cloud offering
    - Best practi ces in the design, architecture, implementation, tooling, and on-going supp ort of OpenStack cloud IaaS
    - Building a carrier-grade public cloud template that yo u can replicate across multiple sites with minimal additional effort

    Join us to find out the answers to these questions and more.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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