Ubuntu Server News
May 16, 2014
Ubuntu isn't trying to be the best Linux server OS for enterprise apps. Instead, the distribution focuses on cloud and hyperscale installations.
June 04, 2012
Canonical’s Ubuntu ARM server AMI for Amazon EC2 provide open source shops with a fast ARM server for the cloud.
May 25, 2012
Linux kernel 3.4's changes to the btrfs file system and new tools may spur some to update servers without waiting for Linux to play catch-up.
April 27, 2012
New Red Hat Enterprise Linux beta. Linux Foundation's CloudOpen hopes to spark cooperation between cloud projects. Ubuntu 12.04 released.
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