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Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, a leading Linux distribution which is popular in cloud-native and container computing, offers a model-based approach to IT operation with Juju, which has preconfigured "charms" to help organizations use available services.


  • Juju includes charms from providers of all major public clouds, as well as OpenStack and Metal-as-a-Service, and it can use both Docker-style and LXD-style containers.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses how Juju aims to enable organizations to reuse common operational code across very different environments.
  • Understand how charms provide a means to share and reuse operational code.

Key questions answered

  • Why should I put Canonical Juju on my radar?
  • What IT operational problems do charms solve?

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Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put Juju on your radar?


  • Background
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Data sheet

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