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31 posts from April 2017

Cloud Chatter: April 2017

By James Donner, 28 April 2017

Welcome to our April edition. We begin with our recent release of Ubuntu 17.04 supporting the widest range of container capabilities. We have a selection of Kubernetes webinars for you to watch, or get up to speed with some indepth…

ROS production: obtaining confined access to the Turtlebot [4/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 27 April 2017

This is the fourth blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we created a snap of our prototype, and released it into the store. In this post, we’re going to work toward an Ubuntu Core image by creating…

Designing in the open

By Anthony Dillon, 25 April 2017

Over the past year, a change has emerged in the design team here at Canonical: we’ve started designing our websites and apps in public GitHub repositories, and therefore sharing the entire design process with the world. One of the main…

Canonical joins EdgeX Foundry to help unify IoT edge computing

By Sarah Dickinson, 24 April 2017

Fragmentation is the nature of the beast in the IoT space with a variety of non-interoperable protocols, devices and vendors which are the natural results of years of evolution in the industrial space especially. However traditional…

OpenStack public cloud, from Stockholm to Dubai and everywhere between

By Canonical, 24 April 2017

City Network joins the Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) programme First major CPC Partner in the Nordics City Network, a leading European provider of OpenStack infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) today joined the Ubuntu Certified Public…

ROS production: our prototype as a snap [3/5]

By Kyle Fazzari, 21 April 2017

This is the third blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we came up with a simple ROS prototype. In this post we’ll package that prototype as a snap. For justifications behind why we’re doing this,…

Certified Ubuntu Images available on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Service

By Canonical, 20 April 2017

Developers offered options of where to run either demanding workloads or less compute-intensive applications, in a highly available cloud environment. Running development and production on Certified Ubuntu can simplify operations and…

How we commoditised GPUs for Kubernetes

By Samuel Cozannet, 19 April 2017

[Edit 2017-04-20] A careful reader informed me (thanks for that HN user puzzle) that it is no longer required to run in privileged mode to access the GPUs in K8s. I therefore removed a note that previously stated this requirement, and am…

FTC and D-Link

By Guest, 19 April 2017

This is a guest post by Peter Kirwan, technology journalist. If you would like to contribute a post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Anyone who doubts that governments are closing in on hardware vendors in a bid to shut down…

Unitas Global and Canonical provide fully-managed enterprise OpenStack

By Canonical, 18 April 2017

Unitas Global, the leading enterprise hybrid cloud solution provider, and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container, cloud, scale out, and hyperscale computing announced they will provide a new fully…

Industrial IoT: manage and control remote assets

By Guest, 17 April 2017

This is a guest post by Florian Hoenigschmid, Director of azeti. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com When you make a phone call, watch TV or wash your hands, you probably won’t…

Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

By Canonical, 13 April 2017

Ubuntu 17.04 released today, supporting Kubernetes, Docker, LXD and Snaps. This is the 26th release of Ubuntu, the world’s most widely deployed Linux OS and the leading platform for cloud and IoT operations. “The breadth and pace of open…