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16 posts from December 2018

KDE apps at the snap of your fingers

By Igor Ljubuncic, 15 December 2018

Are you a Plasma fan? And you want to develop KDE applications? This has just become easier and more fun than ever before. In early November, we hosted a Snapcraft Summit in our London offices, a forward-thinking software workshop attended…

How to manage your Git history: Tips for keeping your commits tidy

By Robin Winslow, 12 December 2018

One of the things we’re currently working on in the web and design team is a page about writing Git commit messages for our team practices website (I hope to write more about the practices website itself in the coming days). As part…

Secure VPN Connection with Ubuntu Core

By Alan Pope, 12 December 2018

As part of a personal drive to be less dependent on 3rd party Internet services, I’ve moved some things in house, under my own control. This includes self-hosting important shared files, photos and media at home. Which can pose a…

Canonical announces support for Kubernetes 1.13 on Ubuntu

By Canonical, 11 December 2018

Canonical is pleased to announce full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.13 on Ubuntu, including support for kubeadm, and updates to MicroK8s – our popular single-node deployment of Kubernetes. Canonical’s certified, Charmed…

Using GPGPUs with Kubernetes

By Stephan Fabel, 10 December 2018

This post walks through the use of GPGPUs with Kubernetes and DevicePlugins. We’ll use MicroK8s for a developer workstation example and charmed K8s for a cluster since that’s a consistent multi-cloud Kubernetes approach. The various cloud…

Fresh Snaps from November 2018

By Alan Pope, 7 December 2018

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) towards the end of 2018. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. MiniZinc MiniZinc MiniZinc…

How to harness big data for maximum business value

By Alex Cattle, 6 December 2018

Are you getting maximum value from your big data? Despite most businesses understanding the power and competitive advantage they could gain from harnessing their big data more effectively and leveraging it more efficiently, it’s not an…

Canonical and Dell EMC provide certified, production-ready Kubernetes solution

By Canonical, 6 December 2018

Dell EMC and Canonical today announced the continued evolution of their long-standing partnership to bring a tested and validated container orchestration solution to market through a reference architecture framework that helps…

Canonical launches MicroK8s – deploy Kubernetes in seconds

By Canonical, 6 December 2018

Canonical has released MicroK8s – a fast and efficient upstream Kubernetes delivered as a single snap package that installs on 42 flavours of Linux. With a small disk and memory footprint, MicroK8s provides an efficient way to deploy…

Canonical widens Kubernetes support with kubeadm

By Canonical, 6 December 2018

Canonical is pleased to announce commercial support for Kubernetes clusters deployed using kubeadm. Companies using kubeadm to deploy Kubernetes in production, development or multi-stage environments, can immediately benefit from…

Canonical and Supermicro collaborate to advance enterprises’ Kubernetes adoption

By Canonical, 6 December 2018

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, and Supermicro, a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking and green technologies, today announce a joint offering helping enterprises to accelerate the design and deployment of their…

Minimum viable Kubernetes

By Michael Iatrou, 5 December 2018

The appeal of Kubernetes is universal. Application development, operations and infrastructure teams recognise diverse reasons for its immediate utility and growing potential — a testament of Kubernetes’ empathetic design. Web apps,…