containers

Canonical announcements

Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

By Canonical on 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…

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Cloud Chatter: March 2017

By James Donner on 3 April 2017

Our March edition is packed with exciting content. We begin with our recent announcement of Ubuntu 12.04 Extended Security Maintenance providing ongoing security updates for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS at least another year. Download our latest…

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USB hotplug with LXD containers

By Stéphane Graber on 29 March 2017

> USB devices in containers It can be pretty useful to pass USB devices to a container. Be that some measurement…

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Carrier Cloudification: What every telecom executive needs to know

By Tom Callway on 29 March 2017

New imperatives, technologies, and the emergence of the public cloud are forcing telecom service providers to rethink and validate their fundamental business assumptions. The cloud has forced today’s telecom service providers to transform…

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NVidia CUDA inside a LXD container

By Stéphane Graber on 28 March 2017

GPU inside a container LXD supports GPU passthrough but this is implemented in a very different way than what you would expect from a virtual machine. With containers, rather than passing a raw PCI device and have the container deal…

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GPUs and Kubernetes for deep learning — Part 3/3: Automating Tensorflow

By Samuel Cozannet on 9 March 2017

Here we are. After having spent 21min reading how to build a GPU Kubernetes cluster on AWS, 7min on adding EFS storage, you want to get to the real thing, which is actually DO something with it. So today we are going to define, design,…

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GPUs and Kubernetes for deep learning — Part 2/3: Adding storage

By Samuel Cozannet on 7 March 2017

Earlier this week we built a GPU cluster and installed Kubernetes so that we can do some advanced data processing. What is the thing you need next right after you have GPUs? Data. Data. and Data. And technically, if you looked at any of…

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Run your own LXD demo server

By Stéphane Graber on 6 March 2017

> The LXD demo server The LXD demo server is the service behind <a href="https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/try-…

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Cloud Chatter: February 2017

By James Donner on 3 March 2017

Our February edition is packed with great content! We kick off with explaining why software-defined everything matters and give you a recap of Mobile World Congress. Download our latest whitepaper on containers, or join our upcoming…

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Mobile World Congress 2017: day four recap

By Canonical on 2 March 2017

Today was the final day for Mobile World Congress 2017. It has been a long, hectic, but exciting week. For starters, we had a record number of visitors to Canonical’s Ubuntu booth. The mixture was consumer targeting businesses looking for…

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The no-nonsense way to accelerate your business with containers

By Cezzaine Zaher on 27 February 2017

Container technology has brought about a step-change in virtualisation technology. Organisations implementing containers see considerable opportunities to improve agility, efficiency, speed, and manageability within their IT environments.…

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LXD client on Windows and macOS

By Stéphane Graber on 27 February 2017

LXD on other operating systems? While LXD and especially its API have been designed in a mostly OS-agnostic way, the only OS supported for the daemon right now is Linux (and a rather recent Linux at that). However since all … <a…