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The next version of Ubuntu, Saucy Salamander, is more than just a great Linux desktop, it will also put Ubuntu into lockstep with the latest OpenStack cloud, Havana.
Canonical is about to debut version 13.10 of Ubuntu Linux, which will pack a slew of new features for OpenStack, VMware vSphere and other cloud platforms when it becomes officially available Oct. 17. Here's a look at what to expect in the latest and greatest release of Ubuntu, otherwise known as Saucy Salamander.
The open-source OpenStack Foundation is out today with its latest milestone release, code-named Havana. The OpenStack Havana release includes new projects for cloud orchestration and monitoring and improves on existing compute, storage and networking capabilities.
Linux vendor SUSE today announced its SUSE Cloud 3 solution, providing users with the latest components from the OpenStack Havana release. OpenStack is a multi-stakeholder open-source cloud platform effort that counts many of the world's leading IT vendorsincluding IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Ciscoamong its participants.
Canonical had an unexpected hit at OpenStack Summit: It's an Intel-powered, cloud-in-a-box. When Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu Linux, made his keynote speech at OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, he announced many new Ubuntu OpenStack cloud and Juju DevOps initiatives.
The open-source Ubuntu Linux operating system, which in recent years has become one of the most popular distributions, is about to get a major update. On Oct. 17, Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the Ubuntu project, will release Ubuntu 13.10, also referred to as the "Saucy Salamander," with new desktop, server and cloud-facing features.
Canonical, whose Ubuntu Linux is already the leading platform for OpenStack open source cloud deployments, has broadened its OpenStack portfolio yet further with the announcement of official support for Mirantis's OpenStack distribution.
This week, OpenStack is maturing, Red Hat's latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 includes enhancements to support for OpenStack components and an OpenStack developer explains why he loves the project.