How to ensure the ongoing security and compliance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’

As 14.04 reaches the end of its five-year, Basic Security Maintenance, LTS window in April 2019, support for the OS is transitioning into a new phase - Extended Security Maintenance (ESM).

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Infographic: Snapcraft for developers

At the end of last year, we shared an infographic highlighting the adoption of snaps by users for their desktop, server or IoT devices. Those snaps wouldn’t be available without the growing number of developers building them behind the scenes. But why have developers, including those from some of the world’s largest software companies, decided […]

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How to quickly deploy production-ready Kubernetes

Kubernetes, the flexible software that coordinates containers, runs on a range of platforms, from public to private cloud, data centers, bare metal and virtualised infrastructure, and requires a number of considerations for design and performance optimisation. Beyond identifying individual requirements, such as use cases and topology, organisations must also determine needs for compute, storage, networking […]

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MAAS – Fast and efficient virtualisation for small and medium enterprises

The advent of virtualisation has significantly changed the way we use IT infrastructure. In theory, the ability to share single server resources to run multiple isolated operating systems provides flexibility and promises easy operations. However, in practice, managing virtualised infrastructure can be quite expensive and complex as a result of numerous features that require deep […]

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Canonical adds containerd to Ubuntu Kubernetes

February 28, 2019 – Canonical today announced support for containerd in its 1.14 releases of Charmed Kubernetes and Microk8s, improving security and robustness. “Containerd has become the industry-standard container runtime focused on simplicity, robustness and portability.” said Carmine Rimi, product manager for Kubernetes at Canonical. “Enabling Kubernetes to drive containerd directly reduces the number of […]

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Single-Node Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s and Ubuntu

Introduction The goal of this blog post is to explain how to setup and run Ubuntu Server on a Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s on-top to provide a single-node Kubernetes host for development and testing. In the last few months Ubuntu Server 18.04 has been ported to run the Raspberry Pi 2/3 which means we can […]

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