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Canonical thrusts Ubuntu towards the cloud #Linuxcon

Speaking in a keynote address at the 2012 LinuxCon North America convention in San Diego, Canonical vice president of cloud Kyle MacDonald told attendees that the company sees itself performing particularly well in the scale-out server market.

He noted that social networking firms such as Instagram have favoured Ubuntu builds for their services. Canonical has also developed a number of developer tools aimed at helping to enable cloud computing platforms.