Data centre networking: SDN fundamentals

This blog post is part of our data centre networking series: Data centre networking : What is SDN Data centre networking : SDN fundamentals Data centre networking : SDDC Data centre networking : OVS and OVN Data centre networking : SmartNICs In the precedent blog, we provided an introduction to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and the […]

Provisioning bare metal Kubernetes clusters with Spectro Cloud and MAAS

Bare metal Kubernetes (K8s) is now easier than ever. Spectro Cloud has recently posted an article about integrating Kubernetes with MAAS (Metal-as-a-Service. In the article, they describe how they have created a provider for the Kubernetes Cluster API for Canonical MAAS (Metal-as-a-Service).  This blog describes briefly the benefits of bare metal K8s, the challenges it […]

How to make snaps faster

A great user experience is (or at least, should be) an integral part of any software that involves user interaction. On the desktop, this starts with the application launch, and continues through the session. The overall time to completion of tasks as well as interactive responsiveness are a core element in this journey. If you’re […]

Data centre networking: what is SDN?

The recent contexts have shown that enterprises needed to take a different approach regarding their digital transformation and its prioritisation. They’ve experienced the need to run new configurations and operations remotely on their infrastructure. This quickly showed the benefits of automation solutions to run those changes from few central locations, which highly facilitated the task […]

Canonical launches Ubuntu Frame, the foundation for embedded displays

Canonical’s Ubuntu Frame is an easy-to-use, reliable and secure fullscreen shell to power edge devices, with 10 years of support from Canonical. October 6th, 2021: Canonical announces the release of Ubuntu Frame, a solution that allows developers to easily build and deploy graphical applications for interactive kiosks, digital signage solutions, or any other products that […]

ROS CVE alert; ensuring security for robotics

Security for robotics is crucial for robotics operation and adoption. Open Robotics has registered a CVE that affects ROS Kinetic, Melodic and Noetic. CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, and it’s an international system that provides a method for publicly sharing information on cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exposures. This specific CVE affects ROS users and […]