41 posts from March 2017
Snaps are now available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop and server
By David Callé, 30 March 2017
The snapd team recently announced a new release of snapd supporting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty) for servers and desktop (i386, amd64). The snapd service is what...
USB hotplug with LXD containers
By Stéphane Graber, 29 March 2017
USB devices in containersIt can be pretty useful to pass USB devices to a container. Be that some measurement equipment in a lab or maybe more commonly, an...
Making snap packages of photogrammetry software
By Guest, 29 March 2017
This is a guest post by Alberto Mardegan, Software Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact...
Carrier Cloudification: What every telecom executive needs to know
By Tom Callway, 29 March 2017
New imperatives, technologies, and the emergence of the public cloud are forcing telecom service providers to rethink and validate their fundamental business...
NVidia CUDA inside a LXD container
By Stéphane Graber, 28 March 2017
GPU inside a container LXD supports GPU passthrough but this is implemented in a very different way than what you would expect from a virtual machine. With...
By Guest, 28 March 2017
This is a guest post by Peter Kirwan, technology journalist. If you would like to contribute a post, please contact email@example.com Forecasts...
Machine learning with snaps
By Michael Hall, 28 March 2017
Late last year Amazon introduce a new EC2 image customized for Machine Learning (ML) workloads. To make things easier for data scientists and researchers,...
Job concurrency in Kubernetes: LXD and CPU pinning to the rescue
By Samuel Cozannet, 27 March 2017
A few days ago, someone shared with me a project to run video transcoding jobs in Kubernetes. During her tests, made on a default Kubernetes installation on...
Bare metal server provisioning is evolving the HPC market
By Canonical, 27 March 2017
In the early days of High Performance Computing (HPC), ‘Big Data’ was just called ‘Data’ and organizations spent millions of dollars to buy mainframes or...
Putting Ubuntu in embedded
By Thibaut Rouffineau, 27 March 2017
This year Canonical joined Embedded World 2017 for the first time with a booth. And the initial reaction from anyone visiting the booth was one of surprise...
Video tutorial: learn how to install MAAS
By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 27 March 2017
This short video offers step-by-step instructions on how to install MAAS (Metal as a Service) to your machine. Before you start you’ll need: One small server...
Huawei and Canonical integrate OpenStack and CloudFabric
By Canonical, 23 March 2017
Huawei Extends its Cooperation with Canonical with the Integration of CloudFabric Data Center Network Solution and Ubuntu Cloud Solutions Hannover, Germany,...