41 posts from February 2017

Canonical wins Orange Award for Converged Computing at MWC 17

By Canonical, 28 February 2017

BARCELONA, Spain – February 28, 2017 – Canonical announced today it was awarded the Orange Outstanding achievement for converged computing & digital openness at the Orange Device Partner Awards ceremony. With 25 awards over four categories, …

Mobile World Congress 2017: day one recap

By Canonical, 27 February 2017

It’s the last week of February and that can only mean one thing, Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. This event, unlike other mega shows, has stood the test of time and has maintained its …

The no-nonsense way to accelerate your business with containers

By Cezzaine Zaher, 27 February 2017

Container technology has brought about a step-change in virtualisation technology. Organisations implementing containers see considerable opportunities to improve agility, efficiency, speed, and manageability within their IT environments. Containers promise to improve datacenter efficiency and performance without …

LXD client on Windows and macOS

By Stéphane Graber, 27 February 2017

LXD on other operating systems? While LXD and especially its API have been designed in a mostly OS-agnostic way, the only OS supported for the daemon right now is Linux (and a rather recent Linux at …

LXD 2.0: Debugging and contributing to LXD [12/12]

By Stéphane Graber, 27 February 2017

This is the twelfth and last blog post in this series about LXD 2.0. Introduction This is finally it! The last blog post in this series of 12 that started almost a year ago. If you …

The Dell Edge Gateway 3000 launches with Ubuntu Core 16

By Canonical, 27 February 2017

See the small Dell Edge Gateway 3000 with Ubuntu Core at the Ubuntu booth at MWC 2017 – Hall P3 3K1 Dell Technologies is today announcing the new Dell Edge Gateway 3000 series, at Mobile World …

Ubuntu Core in LXD containers

By Stéphane Graber, 27 February 2017

What’s Ubuntu Core? Ubuntu Core is a version of Ubuntu that’s fully transactional and entirely based on snap packages. Most of the system is read-only. All installed applications come from snap packages and all updates are …

HOWTO: Automatically import your public SSH keys into LXD Instances

By Dustin Kirkland, 25 February 2017

Just another reason why LXD is so awesome…You can easily configure your own cloud-init configuration into your LXD instance profile.In my case, I want cloud-init to automatically ssh-import-id kirkland, to fetch my keys from Launchpad. Alternat

Dustin Kirkland: The questions that you’re afraid to ask about containers

By Dustin Kirkland, 24 February 2017

Yesterday, I delivered a talk to a lively audience at ContainerWorld in Santa Clara, California.If I measured “the most interesting slides” by counting “the number of people who took a picture of the slide”, then by …

Technologic Systems Inc. brings Ubuntu Core to the i.MX6 based TS-4900

By Canonical, 23 February 2017

Ubuntu Core and the TS-4900 makes for one the most secure, easy to manage, and flexible i.MX6 powered boards on the market The TS-4900 with Ubuntu Core will be on the Ubuntu Booth in Hall P3 …

MWC17: The future of industrial IoT

By Maarten Ectors, 23 February 2017

The internet of things, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, big data, robots/drones, blockchain, industry 4.0 and other hype terms are popping up everywhere. Our partners will be showcasing real industrial solutions that go far beyond the hype …

Why does software-defined everything matter?

By Canonical, 22 February 2017

Does anybody still think of a phone as a way of just making calls? According to Informate Mi less than 10% of the time you spend on a phone is spent giving calls. That’s because phones …