367 posts from 2016

Webinar: Secure, scale and simplify your OpenStack deployments

By Ellen Arnold, 11 November 2016

In our latest on-demand webinar, we explore how we can build and manage highly scalable OpenStack clouds with BootStack, Juju and PLUMgrid. Arturo Suarez, Product Manager for BootStack at Canonical, and Justin Moore, Principal Solutions Architect, …

Canonical launches fully managed Kubernetes and joins the CNCF

By Canonical, 9 November 2016

Having expanded the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes to include consulting, integration and fully-managed on-prem and on-cloud Kubernetes services, Canonical has joined The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). We are contributing in three key areas: Canonical’s Ubuntu …

How to use snaps when collecting IoT data with Predix Time Series

By Guest, 9 November 2016

This is a guest post by Ilya Drabenia, a Technical Lead at Altoros. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact Snaps, designed by Canonical, are intended for packaging applications and their …

Yakkety Yak

By Tom Macfarlane, 7 November 2016

The Yakkety Yak 16.10 release animal artwork is now available to download here. 16.10 release animal Origami Yak Initial design exploration Design development – head detail Final Yak Colourways T-shirt design

Cloud Chatter: October 2016

By Canonical, 4 November 2016

Welcome to our October edition. We begin with details on our latest release, version 16.10. Next up, we bring you a webinar exploring how to manage diverse workloads with Juju, followed by our new live kernel …

10 IoT-focused desktop snaps written in October

By didrocks, 3 November 2016

This month we’ve selected 10 of our favourite IoT targeted snaps! And to recap for those of you that may not know, snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it …

Ubuntu 16.10 brings Unity 8 to desktop and more snap installations

By Amrisha Prashar, 3 November 2016

The recent release of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak includes a developer preview of Unity 8 for desktop and the installation of snaps! The universal ‘snap’ Linux packages combine both container and packaging technologies to give developers …

Ubuntu IoT vertical pages

By Amrisha Prashar, 3 November 2016

Ubuntu has long been used across various areas of IoT: robotics, digital signage and edge gateways. To celebrate this presence we’ve built dedicated pages showcasing how Ubuntu has been powering smart IoT. The pages bring to …

Ubuntu Core 16 delivers foundation for secure IoT

By Canonical, 3 November 2016

Regular and reliable updates address security issues in IoT devices Snap confinement ensures applications are trusted only with necessary data Meets industry and regulatory requirements for updates, operations and security Provides mechanisms for ISV, manufacturer and …

azeti using Ubuntu Core for process automation in Industrial IoT

By Amrisha Prashar, 3 November 2016

Do you require IoT technologies to be running smoothly 24 hours a day? Can you not afford mission critical scenarios? Azeti, a provider of IoT technologies take these situations seriously and as a result have chosen …

Open Telekom Cloud joins Certified Public Cloud

By Udi Nachmany, 3 November 2016

Official Ubuntu images for public cloud VMs, with European data sovereignty through T-Systems’ Open Telekom Cloud Data sovereignty is one of the hot topics in cloud computing—but especially over the past year as new EU regulations …

Join the Ubuntu community at UbuCon Europe in Essen, Germany

By Canonical, 3 November 2016

This year was the year of the first UbuCon Summit which took place in Pasadena in January. The next big Ubuntu event is just around the corner: the very first UbuCon Europe in Essen, Germany on …