The enterprise deployment game-plan: why multi-cloud is the future

It wasn’t too long ago that hybrid cloud was the go-to strategy for enterprises, garnering the attention of CIOs and CTOs around the world. And it’s clearly here to stay. Analyst firm 451 Research estimates that 69% of enterprises will be running hybrid IT environments by 2019, while Gartner predicts that 90% of organisations will […]

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Cloud Native, Docker, K8s Summit

Cloud Native, Docker, K8s Summit Date: September 12-13 Location: 411 West Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080 More Info: https://container-days.com About Cloud-Native, Docker & K8s Summit is a 2-day conference for all things related to cloud computing and virtualization technologies. That includes Docker, K8s, serverless, microservices, etc. Day 1 will be devoted to training, while conferences […]

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Kata Containers – now available in the Snap Store

Guest blog by Julio Montes, Linux Software Engineer at Intel Kata Containers is now available as a Snap and to install from the Snap Store. Kata Containers is a lightweight, fast to boot, virtual machine (VM) designed to provide the speed of containers and the isolation of VMs. Inside the VMs, the processes run on […]

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How to Manage Multi-Cloud Services with Juju

Introduction Managing a service with deployments in multi-cloud environments can be a challenge in terms of troubleshooting and scalability due to the complexity of dealing with different public cloud providers. An effective way to manage services deployed cross-cloud is to use tools that allow you to define your service once and deploy anywhere: in the […]

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Infographic: Ubuntu connects everything

As highlighted in the Ubuntu is Everywhere infographic to coincide with the 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu is used by millions across every sector and technology imaginable. Two years on, and with 18.04 LTS now released, we take a new look at how Ubuntu has evolved and is at the heart of emerging technologies including AI, blockchain, […]

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Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub

Today we are delighted to introduce the new Minimal Ubuntu, optimized for automated use at scale, with a tiny package set and minimal security cross-section. Speed, performance and stability are primary concerns for cloud developers and ops. “The small footprint of Minimal Ubuntu, when deployed with fast VM provisioning from GCE, helps deliver drastically improved […]

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Emerging Trends in Financial Services: IoT, AI and Blockchain

How do financial services organisations evolve so that they are no longer seen as cumbersome Goliaths unable to keep up with the pace of change? The answer has its roots at both an infrastructure level, where legacy technology is being replaced with something more akin to what is seen in challengers banks or in technology […]