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Goodbye OpenStack, hello Open Infrastructure Summit

By James Nunns, 22 November 2018

We have reached the end of an era, the end of the OpenStack Summit, but we’ve started a new era – the beginning of the Open Infrastructure Summit. Canonical has been with the OpenStack Summit since its inception, designing, building,…

Ubuntu, security & compliance

By James Nunns, 21 November 2018

Security, regulations and compliance are everyday issues for businesses, whether global or not. HIPAA, GDPR, MiFID II, and a whole host of other regulations, security and compliance demands are shaping the way businesses operate and the…

Behind the drone: how aerial robotics solve industrial IOT challenges

By Alex Cattle, 20 November 2018

Apellix, an emerging leader in the field of aerial robotics, are creating innovative industrial solutions with the help of Ubuntu. The development of aerial robotic systems to carry out tasks at height has taken the responsibility of…

egmde: a project that uses Mir

By Alan Griffiths, 19 November 2018

Display servers solve a large and complex problem. Mir provides a broad and powerful library to solve those problems, but there is a learning curve to use Mir effectively. It is really helpful to have a step-by-step example that covers…

Mastering the upgrading of OpenStack

By James Nunns, 16 November 2018

This past week the OpenStack Summit has been in Berlin with thousands attending the last of its name, given that it will soon be renamed the Open Infrastructure Summit. Canonical, as a founding member of the OpenStack community, was of…

OpenStack Summit Berlin 2018, Mark Shuttleworth keynote

By Canonical, 15 November 2018

Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical, took to the stage at the OpenStack Summit Berlin to deliver his keynote, dealing with: product and support, MAAS support for ESXi, upgrading OpenStack smoothly and perfectly portable AI from the cloud…

Upgrading Charmed Kubernetes

By Stephan Fabel, 15 November 2018

This article describes the advantages users of Charmed Kubernetes enjoy through the high degree of automation charms offer the operator. One of the hardest problems of infrastructure-as-a-service operations is upgrading. Charms make it an…

Innovating toward safety: computer controlled aerial robotic systems

By Guest, 14 November 2018

This is a guest blog by Jamie Branch, Corrosion Engineer at Apellix. In the United States alone, 849 workers lost their lives in 2016 from falling while on the job. In the construction industry specifically, falls are the leading cause of…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 13 November 2018

By Chad Smith, 13 November 2018

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode.…

Using Juju to manage evolving complex software

By James Nunns, 12 November 2018

With developers increasingly moving towards microservices – and with the growing prevalence of the cloud as the default platform – software has become more complex than ever. While installing all of the interconnected applications that…

Ubuntu Core and Kura: A framework for IoT gateways

By James Nunns, 10 November 2018

The Linux distribution model, whilst established and well understood for computing, has some limitations when it comes to IoT edge gateway devices. Due to often being located in remote or hard to access areas, there is a greater demand for…

Making sense of your big data

By Canonical, 9 November 2018

Canonical and Spicule have joined forces to bring your business a better option for open source big data and streaming analytics. You can learn more about us at some of our upcoming events – read on to find out more. Or, jump right…