Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

New premium Ubuntu images with extended security, kernel live patching and more 4th December 2019 – Canonical today announced the availability of Ubuntu Pro images for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Available via AWS Marketplace, covering Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS, these new premium images allow enterprises to purchase extended maintenance, broader security […]

Amazon EC2 On-Demand Hibernation for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS now available

AWS and Canonical today announce the public release of Amazon EC2 Hibernation support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Amazon EC2 Hibernation gives you the ability to launch Amazon EC2 instances, set them up as desired, hibernate them, and then quickly bring them back to life when you need them. Applications pick up exactly where they left […]

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AWS IoT Greengrass released as a snap

Canonical and AWS are excited to announce the public release of AWS IoT Greengrass as a snap. AWS IoT Greengrass is software that brings local compute, messaging, data caching, sync, and ML inference capabilities to your IoT device. IoT and embedded developers can now easily install and get started with IoT Greengrass in seconds on […]

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Ubuntu available in new AWS Marketplace for Containers

The new AWS Marketplace for Containers, launched this week at AWS Re:Invent, provides another fantastic opportunity for developers across public, private and multi-cloud environments to use Ubuntu. The AWS Marketplace provides customers with a trusted selection of container software options to discover and deploy to Amazon ECS (Amazon Elastic Container Services) and Amazon EKS (Amazon […]

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Deploying Kubernetes on Public Clouds is hard – or is it?

Automate your Kubernetes deployments on AWS, Azure, and Google Recently, there’s been talk about how Kubernetes has become hard to deploy and run on virtual substrates such as those offered by the public clouds. Indeed, the cloud-specific quirks around infrastructure provisioning, including storage, networking assets such as load balancers, and overall access control (IAM) differs […]

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