This is going to be a short and sweet post. Currently enhanced networking is not working with the Canonical Ubuntu 12.04 HVM AMI.
I’m currently in the process of writing automation to deploy replica sets of mongodb to the cloud with a single command. When attaching my EBS volumes I noticed that I was regularly getting an error that stated: mdadm: cannot open /dev/xvdf: Device or resource busy
An interesting article by Swapnil Bhartiya over on Muktware discusses this prospect with Prakash Advani, Canonical’s Partner Manager for Central Asia and Bhartiya indicates that Ubuntu has found its own niche, “an Apple-like approach.” The question of whether Ubunto plans to go into hardware as a complete solution is then asked. Advani asserts that there