request for review of Ubuntu 9.04 beta release announcement
steve.langasek at canonical.com
Thu Mar 26 19:43:16 UTC 2009
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:50:57PM +0000, Simon Wardley wrote:
> Thanks for this, somehow missed this one.
> Larry, can you double check this with the other content that is being
> written and make sure it is fairly consistent.
> = Suggestion
> Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition makes it easy to experiment with cloud
> computing. Eucalyptus, an open source technology which is included in
> Ubuntu as a technology preview, enables you to use your own servers to
> deploy, experiment and test your own private cloud that matches the
> Amazon EC2 API. You can dynamically create virtual machines, configure
> multiple clusters into a single Cloud and even provide an EBS (elastic
> block storage) equivalent and an S3 compatible storage manager.
> Ubuntu Server Edition will also see Ubuntu available on Amazon EC2 --
> making it the most complete cloud environment available today.
I'm concerned that, in terms of the amount of text dedicated to this tech
preview in the above, it's going to overshadow the other features
highlighted in the beta announcement. I will, however, reuse this text on
the Technical Overview page, where we go into more detail.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
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