KDE apps at the snap of your fingers

Are you a Plasma fan? And you want to develop KDE applications? This has just become easier and more fun than ever before. In early November, we hosted a Snapcraft Summit in our London offices, a forward-thinking software workshop attended by major software vendors and Snapcraft engineers working at every level of the stack. Together, […]

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Using GPGPUs with Kubernetes

This post walks through the use of GPGPUs with Kubernetes and DevicePlugins. We’ll use MicroK8s for a developer workstation example and charmed K8s for a cluster since that’s a consistent multi-cloud Kubernetes approach. The various cloud CAAS offerings like GKE are also enabling GPGPU facilities so you may want to try those too. We’ll use […]

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Fresh Snaps from November 2018

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) towards the end of 2018. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. MiniZinc MiniZinc MiniZinc is an open-source, high-level solver constraint modeling language Get MiniZinc from the Snap store or install it on the […]

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How to harness big data for maximum business value

Are you getting maximum value from your big data? Despite most businesses understanding the power and competitive advantage they could gain from harnessing their big data more effectively and leveraging it more efficiently, it’s not an easy goal to achieve. That’s why we’ve partnered with Spicule to co-present, ‘How to harness big data for maximum […]

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Canonical and Dell EMC provide certified, production-ready Kubernetes solution

Dell EMC and Canonical today announced the continued evolution of their long-standing partnership to bring a tested and validated container orchestration solution to market through a reference architecture framework that helps organisations quickly and confidently implement Kubernetes technologies into production. The partnership brings to market a reliable solution founded upon Dell’s 14th generation of PowerEdge […]

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Canonical launches MicroK8s – deploy Kubernetes in seconds

Canonical has released MicroK8s – a fast and efficient upstream Kubernetes delivered as a single snap package that installs on 42 flavours of Linux. With a small disk and memory footprint, MicroK8s provides an efficient way to get started with Kubernetes, whether on the desktop, the server, an edge cloud, or IoT device. MicroK8s is available […]

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Canonical widens Kubernetes support with kubeadm

Canonical is pleased to announce commercial support for Kubernetes clusters deployed using kubeadm. Companies using kubeadm to deploy Kubernetes in production, development or multi-stage environments, can immediately benefit from enterprise support through Ubuntu Advantage for Kubernetes on a per-node basis. Support for official Debian packages released by the CNCF and used with kubeadm is also […]

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