Cloud tools

Want to minimise the time to get your cloud infrastructure up and running and start offering your services to customers? We have the tools to get you there.

Orchestration with Juju

Juju is the game-changing service orchestration tool that’s the fastest way to deploy OpenStack on Ubuntu. Its libraries of ‘charms’ make it simple to deploy, configure and scale out cloud services with only a few simple commands.

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Provisioning with MAAS

MAAS is the bare-metal provisioning tool that turns your hardware environment into a cloud in minutes. It takes the pain out of detection and configuration and gets your servers ready for Juju.

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Deploy, monitor and manage your cloud with Landscape

Landscape is where the power of Ubuntu OpenStack really comes together. It allows you to build your cloud in minutes, then monitor it, manage it and produce timely and accurate compliance reports. The rich, web-based GUI gives you an instant overview of everything going on in your cloud, from hardware to workloads.

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LXD — the Linux container hypervisor

LXD is the next generation hypervisor from Canonical. It has the density of containers with manageability of virtual machines. Launch a new Linux machine in under a second. Launch hundreds of them on a single server. Connect them separately and securely. Run that on one node or a million. On bare metal, public cloud, or OpenStack.

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Snappy Ubuntu Core

Snappy is a new way to use Ubuntu in the cloud with transactional, image-based updates. Snappy Ubuntu Core is the same OS with the same libraries as today’s Ubuntu but applications are provided through a simpler, faster, mechanism, and most importantly, it provides stronger security guarantee for apps, making it ideal for Docker and other cloud deployment frameworks.

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