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41 posts from February 2017

GPUs and Kubernetes for deep learning — Part 1/3

By Samuel Cozannet, 15 February 2017

A few weeks ago I shared a side project about Building a DYI GPU cluster for k8s to play with Kubernetes with a proper ROI vs. AWS g2 instances. This was spectacularly interesting when AWS was lagging behind with old nVidia K20s cards…

The Nextcloud Box at MWC

By Guest, 14 February 2017

This is a guest post by Frank Karlitschek, Founder of the Nextcloud box. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com At the Mobile World Congress this February, Nextcloud will showcase a device…

Network management with LXD (2.3+)

By Stéphane Graber, 14 February 2017

Introduction When LXD 2.0 shipped with Ubuntu 16.04, LXD networking was pretty simple. You could either use that “lxdbr0” bridge that “lxd init” would have you configure, provide your own or just use an existing…

Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey

By Amrisha Prashar, 13 February 2017

The third annual IoT Developer Survey, hosted by Eclipse IoT has just been launched. In previous years it has provided interesting insights about how developers are building IoT solutions, for example – did you know that 73% of…

Vision Mobile: State of the developer nation infographic

By Amrisha Prashar, 10 February 2017

Our friends at Vision mobile have just released an infographic featuring their top contributing communities for the State of the Developer Nation Q1 2017 – and we’re featured! The infographic features partner descriptions,…

Webinar: Getting started with the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes

By Cezzaine Zaher, 10 February 2017

Discover the simplest and easiest way to stand up and operate a Kubernetes cluster in AWS. Watch our webinar! The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes is a pure-upstream distribution that delivers you the latest version of Kubernetes with…

openHAB arrives as a snap!

By Canonical, 9 February 2017

openHAB is a completely open source smart home alternative to Apple Homekit and Samsung SmartThings. Consumers can mix and match hardware and services from different brands London, UK – February 9th, 2017: Canonical, openHAB…

8 KDE snaps written in January

By didrocks, 9 February 2017

It’s a special this month. Instead of our round-up of desktop snaps, we’re focusing on KDE! 8 KDE snaps written in January have been selected from a Tetris-like game to an education platform on countries. To recap for those of…

Automate the deployment of Kubernetes in existing AWS infrastructure

By Samuel Cozannet, 8 February 2017

When I talk about Ubuntu and Kubernetes, and how we deploy the latter at Canonical using Juju, the main question I get is: Can you deploy in an existing infrastructure? Often, existing infrastructure means the VPC and/or subnets that I…

Community Initiative UBports launches Ubuntu Fairphone 2

By Canonical, 8 February 2017

The Ubuntu Community UBports has one mission: to have the open source software Ubuntu on every device, starting with smartphones. UBports’ actions are based on collaborative development where developers are putting Ubuntu on different…

Who should bear the cost of IoT security: consumers or vendors?

By Canonical, 7 February 2017

Anyone using the internet in Europe and the US on 21st October last year experienced what economists call an externality. It arrived in the form of a massive 1.2 Tbps DDoS attack on Dyn, a US-based internet infrastructure company. This, in…

10 crazy IoT ideas that can soon become real

By Maarten Ectors, 6 February 2017

1) Smart cities: revenue generating fountains What if instead of being a cost to cities, fountains become a revenue generator? Crazy idea? Just put the same coin accepting mechanism you find in vending machines and allow tourists to switch…