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18 posts from August 2018

The enterprise deployment game-plan: why multi-cloud is the future

By Mark Baker, 30 August 2018

It wasn’t too long ago that hybrid cloud was the go-to strategy for enterprises, garnering the attention of CIOs and CTOs around the world. And it’s clearly here to stay. Analyst firm 451 Research estimates that 69% of enterprises will be…

Top 10 Linux applications for entertainment and leisure

By Martin Wimpress, 30 August 2018

As the summer vacation season comes to a close in the northern hemisphere I reflect on 10 applications my family and I used during the summer to keep ourselves entertained. All of the following applications are available as Snaps that work…

Moving towards a software defined IoT business model

By Sarah Dickinson, 29 August 2018

Fig 1: The journey to a software-defined business model The opportunity to capitalise on the internet of things is significant for many companies, but that doesn’t mean that it is a straightforward journey to success. Companies need to…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 28 August 2018

By Chad Smith, 28 August 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.…

Fresh Linux Applications On Demand

By Alan Pope, 28 August 2018

Traditionally Linux users have relied on central distribution-maintained repositories to get new software. With six-month or longer spans between releases, this meant many users just put up with old versions of applications &…

The Road to Kubernetes & vSphere Integration

By Kevin W Monroe, 23 August 2018

This article on Kubernetes & vSphere integration originally appeared at Kevin Monroe’s blog Background Recently, Juju began supporting cloud-native features via “integrator” charms (e.g.: aws-integrator, gcp-integrator,…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 21 August 2018

By Joshua Powers, 21 August 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.…

Snapcraft at Europython 2018

By Juan Real, 17 August 2018

In July, several members of our advocacy and design teams went to Europython 2018 in Edinburgh. It was a really well-organised event, mixing great speakers from a vibrant community at a great location. The main reason for us to get closer…

Kubernetes Classes at Cloud Native, Docker, K8s Summit

By Canonical, 17 August 2018

Cloud Native, Docker, K8s Summit Date: September 12 Location: 411 West Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080 Update 4th September: By now you have probably heard that the Cloud-Native, Docker & K8s Summit has been cancelled. However,…

Ubuntu updates for L1 Terminal Fault vulnerabilities

By Canonical, 14 August 2018

For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please click here. Today Intel announced a new side channel vulnerability known as L1 Terminal Fault. Raoul Strackx, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci,…

Retro Style Games on Linux

By Alan Pope, 14 August 2018

Gaming on Linux doesn’t have to mean buying a ludicrously priced GPU (thanks crypto miners!). Nor does it require a beefy CPU. There’s a real resurgence in retro style gaming going on right now. We’ve pulled together a…

Deploying Kubernetes on Public Clouds is hard – or is it?

By Stephan Fabel, 13 August 2018

Automate your Kubernetes deployments on AWS, Azure, and Google Recently, there’s been talk about how Kubernetes has become hard to deploy and run on virtual substrates such as those offered by the public clouds. Indeed, the cloud-specific…