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Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub

By Canonical on 9 July 2018

Today we are delighted to introduce the new Minimal Ubuntu, optimized for automated use at scale, with a tiny package set and minimal security cross-section. Speed, performance and stability are primary concerns for cloud developers and…

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Snapcraft Summit summary – day 1

By Alan Pope on 1 February 2018

The first day of the Snapcraft Summit in Seattle kicked off with a simple round of introductions and each participant voicing their plans for the week. People from Microsoft, Skype, Slack, Electron and CircleCI joined the snap advocacy and…

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Discovering snaps with .NET and Microsoft

By Sarah Dickinson on 8 November 2017

.NET Core, run by the .NET Foundation and Microsoft, is a free, cross-platform platform that supports building and running the next generation of web services, microservices and apps. By its very nature, it is an open source platform which…

Cloud and server

Glowing Bear and Weechat in Kubernetes with Helm

By Canonical on 26 October 2017

This article originally appeared on Mike Wilson’s blog Having a renewed interest in irc again, I found that the best option to stay in touch is to keep Weechat running all the time and relaying the chat to Glowing Bear. This allows…

Cloud and server

Private Docker Registries and the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes

By Tim Van Steenburgh on 11 October 2017

This originally appeared on Tim Van Steenburgh’s blog How do I use a private image registry with my Kubernetes cluster? How do I set up my own registry? Let’s look at how to perform these tasks on the Canonical Distribution of…

Canonical announcements

Canonical expands enterprise Kubernetes

By Canonical on 23 August 2017

Canonical supports enterprise Kubernetes on cloud and on-premises Two turnkey consulting packages for rapid deployment Support for Galactic Fog serverless, Rancher container management and Weave Cloud Reference architectures for Kubernetes…

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…

Cloud and server

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…

Cloud and server

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.…

Cloud and server

Automate the deployment of Kubernetes in existing AWS infrastructure

By Samuel Cozannet on 8 February 2017

When I talk about Ubuntu and Kubernetes, and how we deploy the latter at Canonical using Juju, the main question I get is: Can you deploy in an existing infrastructure? Often, existing infrastructure means the VPC and/or subnets that I…

Cloud and server

LXD 2.0: LXD and OpenStack [11/12]

By Stéphane Graber on 7 December 2016

This is the eleventh blog post in this series about LXD 2.0. Introduction First of all, sorry for the delay. It took quite a long time before I finally managed to get all of this going. My first attempts were using devstack which ran into…