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Canonical announcements

Popular programming language, Kotlin, launches as a snap for Linux

By Canonical on 7 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that the latest addition to the snap ecosystem, launching today, is Kotlin – the pragmatic programming language for JVM, Android and browser crafted by JetBrains. Being a general-purpose language, Kotlin…

Canonical announcements

Storage Made Easy adds Charm to Canonical’s Juju ecosystem

By Canonical on 15 February 2018

Storage Made Easy (SME) today announced the availability of the Storage Made Easy™ Enterprise File Fabric™ charm through Canonical’s Juju charm store. The store provides access to a wide range of best practice solutions which…

Cloud and server

NTT TechnoCross becomes Canonical Certified Support Partner in Japan

By Canonical on 30 January 2018

NTT TechnoCross Corporation has signed a partnership agreement with Canonical to provide strengthened OSS support to its customers in Japan including OpenStack deployments. NTT TechnoCross will provide Japanese support for domestic…

Canonical announcements

Meltdown and Spectre Status Update

By Dean Henrichsmeyer on 12 January 2018

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 we released Ubuntu kernel updates for mitigation of CVE-2017-5754 (aka Meltdown / Variant 3) for the x86-64 architecture. Releases were made for the following supported Ubuntu series: 12.04 ESM Precise (kernel…

Canonical announcements

Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities

By Dustin Kirkland on 4 January 2018

  For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Securi...   Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues…

Cloud and server

Keynote: Maximizing developer velocity with containers

By James Donner on 21 December 2017

  Containers are one of the most exciting technologies in the cloud right now. But when it comes to your IT strategy, where is the best place to start? With so many different options and configurations, it’s critical that you…

Canonical announcements

Canonical and Rancher Labs announce Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform

By Canonical on 5 December 2017

Canonical and Rancher Labs announce joint Kubernetes Cloud Native Platform offering Kubecon, Austin, Texas – 5th Dec: Canonical, in partnership with Rancher Labs today announce a turn-key application delivery platform built on…

Internet of Things

Introducing the UP² Grove IoT development kit with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 20 November 2017

As computing at the edge grows, so does the need to connect a flurry of IoT devices directly into a device that can do advanced analytics and processing. The whole journey from prototype to production is often bumpy, having to switch from…

Cloud and server

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 9, 2017

By Canonical on 9 November 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel…

Cloud and server

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 2, 2017

By Canonical on 2 November 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel…

Canonical announcements

PT Biznet Gio Nusantara Launches NEO Cloud with Canonical BootStack

By Canonical on 2 November 2017

PT Biznet Gio Nusantara Launches NEO Cloud – a Leading Cloud Computing Platform for App Developers – running on Ubuntu OpenStack on Canonical’s BootStack managed cloud. NEO Cloud is built on OpenStack technology, the…

Desktop

Canonical joins GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

By Will Cooke on 1 November 2017

As you’re no doubt aware, the default Ubuntu desktop is now running GNOME Shell following the 17.10 release and so we naturally have a great deal of interest in the plans and direction of the GNOME project. The best way for us to get…