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27 posts from November 2016

Docker and Canonical partner on CS Docker Engine for Ubuntu users

By Canonical, 30 November 2016

New commercial agreement provides integrated enterprise support and SLAs for CS Docker Engine SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, 30th November 2016 – Docker and Canonical today announced an integrated Commercially Supported (CS) Docker Engine…

Canonical and AWS partner to deliver world-class support in the cloud

By Udi Nachmany, 28 November 2016

In today’s software world, support is many times an afterthought or an expensive contract used only to keep-up with the latest patches, updates, and versions. Hidden costs to upgrade software, including downtime, scheduling, and planning…

Mir is not only about Unity8

By Guest, 28 November 2016

This is a guest post by Alan Griffiths, Software engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Mir is a project to support the management applications on the display(s) of…

Ubuntu SDK meets snapcraft

By Benjamin Zeller, 28 November 2016

Everyone who has followed Ubuntu lately for sure stumbled across the snappy technology, which does not only bring the new cross-distro packaging format “snap” but also a sandboxing technology for apps, as well as transactional updates that…

Pycom and Canonical to enable LPWAN communications via snaps

By Maarten Ectors, 25 November 2016

Pycom is the company behind the disruptive products such as the LoPy and SiPy which enable developers to easily get LoRa and Sigfox low-power WAN (LPWAN) communication happening. Their latest product, the FiPy combines LoRa, Sigfox and…

How to build your own Ubuntu Core image and other documentation add-on

By David Callé, 21 November 2016

2 weeks since the launch of Ubuntu Core 16! Many of you have been asking for help porting Ubuntu Core to new boards, chips or simply building your own images for supported boards like the Raspberry Pi. Wait no more!! Here is the first…

VisionMobile: State of the Developer Nation Survey

By Amrisha Prashar, 21 November 2016

We’re proud to be supporting the State of the Developer Nation Survey run by our friends at VisionMobile! This is the 12th developer survey, focusing on a 360 view of developer tools, skills and salaries. The survey features questions on…

conjure-up Canonical Kubernetes under LXD today!

By Adam Stokes, 21 November 2016

We’ve just added the Localhost (LXD) cloud type to the list of supported cloud type on which you can deploy The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. What does this mean? Just like with our OpenStack offering you can now have…

How to create snap packages on Qt applications

By Guest, 17 November 2016

This is a guest post by Software engineers Tim Peeters and Timo Jyrinki at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Introduction One of the advantages of snap packages is that…

Kubernetes the easy way

By Jorge O. Castro, 17 November 2016

If you’re interested in running Kubernetes you’ve probably heard of Kelsey Hightower’s Kubernetes the Hard Way. Exercises like these are important, they highlight the coordination needed between components in modern stacks, and it…

Microsoft loves Linux. SQL Server Public Preview available on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 16 November 2016

Microsoft has just announced its public preview of the next release of SQL Server, and Canonical is delighted to announce that this preview is available for Ubuntu. SQL Server on Ubuntu now provides freedom of choice for developers and…

Charm Partner Newsletter: November 2016

By Canonical, 15 November 2016

In this issue: Newest additions to the Charm partner programme Latest Juju charms Updating Clouds with Juju Details on the next Juju Charmer’s Summit Latest installment of our Scale Out webinar series Welcome to our newest partners!…