Presented by Canonical, the vendor in supporting the Ubuntu development lifecycle. Talk begins with background on the Ubuntu development process and new features in 9.04. Ubuntu will not work on a mobile version, but will focus instead on its ability to run Android apps natively.
Moves on to Ubuntu ONE, a service that provides S3 storage for file synchronization. Currently in beta.
Polls by Ubuntu show 90% confidence in Ubuntu as a suitable OS for a cloud. They want to assure the OS can move between cloud vendors, public and private.
Ubuntu favors Amazon's EC3 cloud for a public cloud and says Amazon is preparing to open their APIs.
They prefer Eucalyptus for private clouds as it mimics Amazon's APIs. Eucalyptus has a experimental public cloud that allows free use with some restructions. Eucalyptus is currently available as a technology preview in 9.04 with full integration expected for 9.10(October 2009).