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22 posts from January 2017

Industrial IoT revolution with Raspberry Pi compute module 3

By Maarten Ectors, 31 January 2017

The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a long awaited version of their Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3. The great news is that you get 4GB storage, 1GB memory and the same processor as the Raspberry Pi 3 for $30. This means that it now becomes…

48% of people unaware their IoT devices pose a security threat

By Canonical, 30 January 2017

LONDON, U.K. – 30 January, 2017 – Nearly half (48%) of citizens remain unaware that their connected devices could be infiltrated and used to conduct a cyber attack. That’s according to a new IoT security whitepaper which was published…

Installing a DIY bare metal GPU cluster for Kubernetes

By Samuel Cozannet, 30 January 2017

I don’t know if you have ever seen one of the Orange Boxes from Canonical These are really sleek machines. They contain 10 Intel NUCs, plus an 11th one for the management. They are used as a demonstration tool for big software stacks such…

Ubuntu Core – how to enable aliases for your snaps commands

By David Callé, 28 January 2017

We are happy to announce that a new version of Ubuntu Core, based on snapd 2.21, has been released to the stable snaps channel yesterday. As with any stable release, your Ubuntu Core devices will update and reboot automatically. If you are…

Award-winning drone technology with Ubuntu

By Amrisha Prashar, 27 January 2017

The market for drones is exploding as businesses and individuals embrace them. The global market for commercial applications of drone technology will balloon to as much as $127 billion by 2020 up from £2billion today (PWC.) Aerotenna is…

ROS on arm64 with Ubuntu Core

By Kyle Fazzari, 27 January 2017

Previous Robot Operating System (ROS) releases only supported i386, amd64, and armhf. I even tried building ROS Indigo from source for arm64 about a year ago, but ran into dependency issues with a missing sbcl. Well, with surprisingly…

Deploying The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes onto AWS

By James Donner, 27 January 2017

  This week, we announced the availability of release 1.5.2 of The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. This is a pure upstream kubernetes developed in collaboration with Google that works across all major public clouds and private…

Using the ubuntu-app-platform content interface in app snaps

By Guest, 26 January 2017

This is a guest post by Olivier Tilloy, Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Recently the ubuntu-app-platform snap has been made available in the store for…

Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes – Release 1.5.2

By Jorge O. Castro, 24 January 2017

We’re proud to announce support for Kubernetes 1.5.2 in the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes. This is a pure upstream distribution of Kubernetes, designed to be easily deployable to public clouds, on-premises (ie vsphere, openstack),…

What IT pros need to know about server provisioning

By Canonical, 23 January 2017

Big Software, IoT and Big Data are changing how organisations are architecting, deploying, and managing their infrastructure. Traditional models are being challenged and replaced by software solutions that are deployed across many…

tutorials.ubuntu.com goes live!

By didrocks, 20 January 2017

We are really proud to announce that Tutorials Ubuntu went live this week! What are ubuntu tutorials? Ubuntu tutorials are a topic-specific walkthroughs, giving you a very practical experience on a particular domain. They are just like…

Winners of #UbuntuAtMWC

By Amrisha Prashar, 19 January 2017

A couple weeks ago we held a competition to invite you to join us at MWC by telling us what you wanted to see from #UbuntuAtMWC across Cloud, Devices or IoT! We had some awesome entries which were very hard to limit down to 10! A big thank…