169 posts from 2019

Edge computing monitoring with Kubernetes

By Galem KAYO, 29 July 2019

This blog demonstrates how to easily deploy monitoring tools at the edge using Kubernetes. In IoT scenarios, such a deployment brings the benefits of privacy, latency and minimal bandwidth cost. Luckily, MicroK8s the single node Kubernetes, …

Getting started with AI

By Alex Cattle, 25 July 2019

From the smallest startups to the largest enterprises alike, organisations are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to make the best, fastest, most informed decisions to overcome their biggest business challenges. But with AI/ML complexity spanning …

Handy productivity software for your home and office

By Igor Ljubuncic, 25 July 2019

Discovery is an integral part of any store experience. Sometimes, you know what you want and need, and the experience can be short and transactional. On other occasions, you want to explore, and search for new …

The 10 new rules of open source infrastructure

By Stephan Fabel, 25 July 2019

Recently, I gave a keynote at the Cloud Native / OpenStack Days in Tokyo titled “the ten new rules of open source infrastructure”. It was well received and folks pointed out on Twitter that they would …

Getting Started with Serverless Computing using Knative

By Carmine Rimi, 25 July 2019

A portable, multi-cloud install for Knative, using Microk8s.

Mir support for Wayland

By Alan Griffiths, 24 July 2019

What is Mir, what is Wayland, do I care? Shells for graphical interfaces come in many forms, from digital signage and kiosks that just show a single full screen application; to desktop environments that manage multiple …

BT turns to Canonical Ubuntu to enable next generation 5G Cloud Core

By Canonical, 24 July 2019

Today, Canonical announces its Charmed OpenStack on Ubuntu has been selected by BT as a key component of its next generation 5G Core. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, will provide the open source virtual infrastructure manager …

Getting started with Ubuntu Core – streaming video from a Raspberry Pi

By Galem KAYO, 23 July 2019

Artificial intelligence relies on machine vision just as much as human intelligence relies on vision. Image sensors are, therefore, crucial for AI applications because of the richness of data that they capture. Capturing and processing video …

Community Snapcrafter on MicroK8s, summits and the evolving nature of snaps

By Sarah Dickinson, 23 July 2019

In January 2018, Dan Llewellyn joined his first Snapcraft Summit in Seattle in his role as a community Snapcrafter. At that event, we discussed his views on everything snap related from most requested snaps, new feature …

Robot lifecycle management with Ubuntu

By Galem KAYO, 19 July 2019

Lifecycle management entails fulfilling changing requirements over time. However, there is a gap that the existing robot development frameworks do not address, making it challenging to tackle system-level requirements (fault tolerance, system safety, maintainability, interoperability or …

CMake leverages the Snapcraft Summit with Travis CI to build snaps

By Sarah Dickinson, 18 July 2019

CMake is an open-source, cross-platform family of tools designed to build, test and package software. It is used to control the software compilation process and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in any …

Handy snapcraft features: Remote build

By Igor Ljubuncic, 18 July 2019

As you probably know, there are many ways you can build snaps: locally using snapcraft, with CI systems like Travis, through Launchpad, and also via the free online Snapcraft Build Service. Now, a new preview feature …