Ubuntu.com Suffers Intermittent Outages As Thousands Download Karmic Koala
Ubuntu Server 9.10 and desktop editions and versions Kubuntu 9.10, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Mythbuntu and Ubuntu Studio were released last week, making the site Ubuntu.com to suffer periodic interruptions, according to research firm Netcraft Web Analytics (www.netcraft.com).
“Ubuntu.com was unavailable for brief periods during yesterday’s release of Ubuntu 9.10” Karmic Koala ‘, “Netcraft noted in a weekend blog entry. Ubuntu.com is powered by an Ubuntu server running Apache 2.2 8. According to the latest Netcraft Web server survey, a total of 1.4 million websites served from the well-known Ubuntu machines, of which almost all run the open source Apache web server.
Periodic interruptions, however, prevented many web hosts of the discharge of Karmic Koala. According to his Twitter feed (@ rackcloud) Web hosting provider Rackspace (www.rackspace.com) has added Ubuntu 9.10 on its servers Rackspace Cloud, allows users to run virtual instances of Karmic Koala.
New version 9,10 with its release, Ubuntu Server Edition offers a complete technology support for businesses of Ubuntu Cloud. UEC is a process open source cloud computing environment, based on application programming interfaces same as Amazon EC2, which allows companies to start taking advantage of the flexibility of private cloud, while avoiding the safety restrictions regulations or policies underlying the preservation of public data in a cloud.
Ubuntu Server Edition is available on the Amazon EC2 environment as an Amazon Machine Image. Having the same imagery available in the UEC or in a public cloud Amazon means that the work can be implemented in any environment, improving application portability and flexibility.
Falko Timme created a guide to upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 server and desktop installations to Ubuntu 9.10.