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27 posts from November 2018

GitKraken picks up community demand to adopt snaps

By Sarah Dickinson, 29 November 2018

Used by the likes of Netflix, Tesla and Apple, GitKraken is the go-to home for developers who are looking for a more user-friendly interface for Git with integrations for GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket and VSTS (Azure DevOps). Established a…

Running Android in the Cloud with Amazon EC2 A1 instances

By Simon Fels, 29 November 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the availability of their new Amazon EC2 A1 instances powered by custom AWS Graviton processors based on the Arm architecture, which brings Arm to the public cloud as a first class citizen. Arm based…

Six reasons why developers choose Ubuntu Desktop

By Sarah Dickinson, 28 November 2018

Used in more than 240 countries, by governments, enterprises, and consumers alike, Ubuntu Desktop is the number one Linux operating system (OS) in the world. Ubuntu Desktop is used by leading technology companies in no small part down to…

Ubuntu available in new AWS Marketplace for Containers

By Canonical, 28 November 2018

The new AWS Marketplace for Containers, launched this week at AWS Re:Invent, provides another fantastic opportunity for developers across public, private and multi-cloud environments to use Ubuntu. The AWS Marketplace provides customers…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 27 November 2018

By Joshua Powers, 27 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.…

The power of installed-base snap metrics

By cprov, 27 November 2018

The Snap Store is able to provide insightful information to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) about usage of their snap applications. Our goal is to help snap publishers interact better with their users and make the most of their…

Ubuntu at KubeCon & CloudNativeCon

By Canonical, 26 November 2018

KubeCon and CloudNativeCon are just around the corner and Ubuntu will be out in force. Held between December 10th – 13th at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, KubeCon and CloudNativeCon will be a great opportunity to…

How to effortlessly modernise your cloud

By Alex Cattle, 22 November 2018

Companies across all industries have now adopted the cloud computing paradigm, with many leveraging OpenStack to manage private clouds. But what happens when first generation environments become obsolete, non-upgradeable and exposed to…

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…