Ubuntu case studies, whitepapers and webinars

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ESM for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr

Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) will be available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr for continued security and compliance of the most popular linux operating system.

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With the release of Ubuntu 19.04

Our most advanced release to date offers developers and innovators the first chance to experience the latest open source software available including the Linux 5.0 Kernel, OpenStack Stein, Kubernetes version 1.14 and Ceph Mimic.

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Connected cars and autonomous driving

The automotive industry is expanding its frontiers with the arrival of connected cars and autonomous driving. Find out the challenges brought by this revolution and what is being done to overcome them.

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Busting the myth of private cloud economics

Canonical took part in 451 Research Cloud Price Index (CPI) in Sept 2017, and compared its pricing and services against the industry using the CPI’s benchmark averages and market distributions.

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An introduction to AppArmor

An explanation of AppArmor, its key features and why the principle of least privilege is recommended.

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BotsAndUs builds a social robot on Ubuntu

To bring its robot, Bo, to market, BotsAndUs needed an OS that could support the wide variety of hardware and software involved in the product; and the robotics company quickly discovered that Ubuntu offered the ideal combination of versatility and suitability for embedded projects.

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Busting the myth of private cloud economics

Private cloud costs: the new report from 451 Research found Canonical’s managed private cloud to be cheaper than 25 of the public cloud providers included in the Cloud Price benchmark.

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Cloud init

Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud… the variety of locations, platforms and physical substrate you can start a cloud instance on is vast.

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Why Ubuntu Core is the most secure choice for IoT

Join this webinar hosted by Alex Murray, Technical Lead of the Ubuntu Security Team to find out about the latest security features of Ubuntu Core, the tiny, transactional version of Ubuntu designed specifically for IoT.

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CTO’s guide to SDN, NFV & VNF

Networking and communications standards and methodologies are undergoing the greatest transition since the migration from analogue to digital: from function-specific, proprietary devices to software-enabled commodity hardware.

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A guide to edge computing and the tools you need

Join Canonical Product Managers for a series of webinars on edge computing to learn what is driving businesses to process their data at the edge and how you can add an edge computing layer to your business infrastructure.

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Keep up with evolving software

Software keeps evolving and management complexity tends to increase with successive stack updates. Learn how using Juju can solve software management complexity and how it provides a familiar approach to managing any type of stack.

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Canonical presents Financial Services Month

The fintech infrastructure is moving on. A series of webinars to have an understanding of the emerging technologies: multi-cloud, AI/ML, Blockchain and Containers, and their impact on the financial services industry.

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Establishing a software defined IoT business model

Whitepaper: How device manufacturers can go from building single function devices with little to no software strategy to building devices defined by software and software business models, powered by app stores and ecosystems of 3rd party ISVs.

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The transformation of the DevOps journey in IoT

Traditional development methods do not scale into the IoT sphere. Strong inter-dependencies and blurred boundaries among components in the edge device stack result in fragmentation, slow updates, security issues, increased cost, and reduced reliability of platforms

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How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them.

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How to integrate Ubuntu Desktop with Active Directory

Ubiquitous use of Microsoft tools coupled with increasing popularity of open source Linux software for enterprise presents new challenges for non-Microsoft operating systems that require seamless integration with Active Directory for authentication and identity management.

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Modernise your cloud

This webinar discusses how Trilio and Canonical help organisations transition to new, maintainable cloud architecture in just weeks.

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CIO guide to multi-cloud operations

What is the right cloud strategy for your business? A whitepaper with objective discussion of the various approaches to cloud computing and a clear definition for each of them: public cloud, private cloud, managed cloud, hybrid cloud and multi-cloud.

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NFV and SDN on OpenStack

Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) are two of the hottest infrastructure technologies around

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North America‘s first autonomous runway snowplough

Northstar Robotics, a Canadian tech start-up founded in 2016, wants to address these challenges by developing autonomous vehicles and wanted to find out if an entire network of vehicles can be powered by a single intelligent control system.

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OpenStack made easy

The change from traditional, monolithic software to multi-host microservices-based big software demands that you approach the challenge from a different perspective.

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Private cloud security

In regulated sectors, private cloud security needs to meet the highest requirements. This webinar explains how to deliver on these with an Openstack cloud.

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Private cloud security

In regulated sectors, private cloud security needs to meet the highest requirements. This Whitepaper explains how to deliver on these with an Openstack cloud.

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Make IT rain: public cloud on Ubuntu OpenStack

Read this eBook to understand the basics about running Ubuntu OpenStack for public clouds. We’ll also give you some tips and tricks to make the most of your new Ubuntu OpenStack deployment.

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Small Robot Company sows the seeds for autonomous and more profitable farming

In Europe, the cost of running a cereal farm – cultivating wheat, rice, and other grains – has risen by 85% in the last 25 years, yet crop yields and revenues have stagnated. And while farms struggle to remain profitable, it won’t be long before those static yields become insufficient to support growing populations.

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Getting started with AI

From the smallest startups to the largest enterprises alike, organizations are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to make the best, fastest, most informed decisions to overcome their biggest business challenges.

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What's New in Ubuntu 18.10

An overview of the Ubuntu 18.10 release updates from the Canonical product team. Features of the 18.10 software release focus on multi-cloud deployments, AI software development, a new community desktop theme and richer snap desktop integration.

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The future of mobile connectivity

Unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be driven by enterprise use. According to IDC, enterprises will generate 60 percent of the world’s data by 2025.

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Learn What's New In Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Released in April 2014, Ubuntu Server 14.04 is the latest LTS release of Ubuntu server. It includes OpenStack Icehouse and many new features and tools for cloud and hyperscale computing.

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Taking charge of the IoT's security vulnerabilities

Canonical's report examines closely the behaviours and attitudes of UK consumers to IoT security, looks at some of the leading IoT security issues in the industry, and asks how they might be addressed.

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A shift to the Linux app store experience

Linux app stores are successfully alleviating historical challenges faced by software developers whilst improving visibility to enterprises and end users.

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A guide to developing Android apps on Ubuntu

Android is the most popular mobile operating system and is continuing to grow its market share. IDC expects that Android will have 85.5% of the market by 2022, demonstrating that app development on Android will continue to be an in-demand skill.

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Canonical presents edge month

Join us for a month of webinars on edge computing. Learn how edge computing provides enterprises with real-time data processing, cost-effective security and scalability.

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What’s new in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 includes enhanced K8s capabilities for edge and AI/ML, OpenStack Train live-migration extensions for easier infrastructure deployments and more.

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Register for WSLConf

WSLConf is a community-organized event on all things Windows Subsystem for Linux and WSL-related. The event will include two days of workshops, presentations, and networking events for developers, sysadmins, and power users on WSL.

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Cyberdyne keeps cleaning robots up-to-date in the field with snaps

As Japan’s workforce ages, certain roles are being fulfilled by advanced robots to help bridge the gap. Cyberdyne, a Japanese robotics company, are building such robots and have rolled them out into shopping centres and Tokyo’s two main airports.

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An intro to MicroK8s

Learn why developers choose to work with MicroK8s as a reliable, fast, small and upstream version of Kubernetes and how you can get started.

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De VMware a Charmed OpenStack

Migra de VMware a Charmed OpenStack para reducir costes e incrementar la eficiencia de la infraestructura.

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Virtual event: MicroK8s & Kubernetes

Join our virtual event to learn more about MicroK8s, what it is and why you should use it. This event will also include discussions on Kubernetes, an introduction to Canonical and much more!

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Kafka in production

Learn how to plan and operate a fast, reliable and secure Kafka deployment

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A technical intro to Ubuntu Pro

Join us to discuss how this phenomenon has changed the way the IT and Security need to approach software provenance, patching and compliance.