189 posts from 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to build a lightweight system container cluster

By Alex Cattle, 18 July 2019

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux...

Octave turns to snaps to reduce dependency on Linux distribution maintainers

By Sarah Dickinson, 15 July 2019

Octave is a numerical computing environment largely compatible with MATLAB. As free software, Octave runs on GNU/Linux, macOS, BSD, and Windows. At the 2019...

Deploying Kubernetes at the edge – Part I: building blocks

By Carmine Rimi, 11 July 2019

Edge computing continues to gain momentum to help solve unique challenges across telco, media, transportation, logistics, agricultural and other market...

MAAS 2.6 – ESXi storage, multiple gateways, HTTP boot and more

By Andres Rodriguez, 9 July 2019

Canonical is happy to announce the availability of MAAS 2.6. This new release introduces a range of very exciting features and several improvements that...