Avoiding dropped connections in nginx containers with “STOPSIGNAL SIGQUIT”

nginx is a very popular web server. It may have just become the most popular web server – Netcraft’s October survey found nginx had 33% market share. This may be thanks to growth in Kubernetes adoption (most Kubernetes installations use nginx as the default ingress controller). Unsurprisingly, its use within Kubernetes configurations is just as […]

Canonical at TechWeek Frankfurt

Date: Nov 13-14Location: Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, GermanyBooth: 957 The TechWeek Frankfurt trade show will explore solutions to technology challenges organisations face across cloud computing and security, DevOps practices, Big Data management and more. With these major infrastructure themes in mind, the Ubuntu and Canonical team is hosting a session on The 10 new rules of […]

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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MAAS 2.6 – ESXi storage, multiple gateways, HTTP boot and more

Canonical is happy to announce the availability of MAAS 2.6. This new release introduces a range of very exciting features and several improvements that enhances MAAS across various areas. Let’s talk about a few notable ones: Growing support for ESXi Datastores MAAS has expanded its support of ESXi by allowing administrators to create & configure […]

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Canonical announces support for Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

May 6, 2019: Canonical today announces full support for Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2. “Extending enterprise support for Ubuntu from Azure to Windows workstations and servers creates a seamless operating environment for Ubuntu in the Microsoft environment,” said Stephan Fabel, Director of Product at Canonical. “Collaboration with Microsoft enables us to […]

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Canonical consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings

29th April, 2019: Canonical today announced Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure, a consolidated enterprise security, compliance and support offering that covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years. “A surge of customers adding Ubuntu to their list of officially supported operating systems has given us the volume to simplify our […]

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