12 posts from January 2021
Want to publish a snap? Here’s a list of dos and don’ts
By Igor Ljubuncic, 28 January 2021
Technology is a medium that enables us to achieve things in life, ideally in a pleasant way. In the software world, operating systems, programming languages...
Design and Web team summary – 27th January 2021
By Anthony Dillon, 27 January 2021
The web team here at Canonical run two-week iterations. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work from this iteration. Web squad Our Web Squad...
Kubernetes and Ubuntu: 2020 roundup
By anastasiavalti, 27 January 2021
Highlights from Canonical & Ubuntu’s activities, content, and product updates around Kubernetes in 2020.
Compact and Bijou
By Alan Pope, 21 January 2021
Snaps are designed to be self-contained packages of binaries, libraries and other assets. A snap might end up being quite bulky if the primary application it...
What is PostgreSQL and why do enterprise developers and start-ups love it?
By Kris Sharma, 19 January 2021
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that is known for reliability, feature robustness, and performance. PostgreSQL is...
Productivity corner: editors, editors, editors
By Igor Ljubuncic, 14 January 2021
Text editors are a curious product. On one hand, they are simple, no-nonsense digital pads for taking notes, without any embellishments or visual styling. On...
Telefonica Brazil selects Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack for industry-leading cloud-based online charging system
By Canonical, 13 January 2021
13th January 2021 – Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, today announced that its Charmed OpenStack has been selected by Telefonica Brazil to – in a first for...
PostgreSQL: The PgMiner botnet attacks & Postgres database security
By Kris Sharma, 12 January 2021
Assuring the security of PostgreSQL and all open source database systems is critical as many learned with the PgMiner botnet attacks in December 2020. Having...
Time to Branch Out
By Alan Pope, 7 January 2021
Branches are an under-used but important feature of the Snap Store publishing capabilities. Indeed as I’m writing this post, I’ve never had a need to use the...
OpenStack for telcos by Canonical
By anastasiavalti, 6 January 2021
Learn how Charmed OpenStack offers telcos fast networking, security, stability of performance, and optimal SDN and storage options.
Improving CLI output with jq
By Bill Wear, 6 January 2021
Welcome back to our series on MAAS CLI operations. In our previous post, we learned how to acquire and deploy machines using the MAAS CLI. It was also evident...
Juju vs Infrastructure as Code Tools
By Canonical, 4 January 2021
Summary Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, like Terraform, CloudFormation and Pulumi, ensure easily reproducible infrastructure setups. Juju focuses on the...