Minimum viable Kubernetes

The appeal of Kubernetes is universal. Application development, operations and infrastructure teams recognise diverse reasons for its immediate utility and growing potential — a testament of Kubernetes’ empathetic design. Web apps, galvanised by the 12 factor pattern as well as microservice-structured applications find a native habitat in Kubernetes. Moreover, there is a growing list of […]

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Running Android in the Cloud with Amazon EC2 A1 instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the availability of their new Amazon EC2 A1 instances powered by custom AWS Graviton processors based on the Arm architecture, which brings Arm to the public cloud as a first class citizen. Arm based processors provide a number of benefits in terms of density and power-consumption which ultimately result in […]

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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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How to effortlessly modernise your cloud

Companies across all industries have now adopted the cloud computing paradigm, with many leveraging OpenStack to manage private clouds. But what happens when first generation environments become obsolete, non-upgradeable and exposed to security vulnerabilities? The first option that you choose may not the the one that your businesses will always operate. Because these migration projects […]

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Mastering the upgrading of OpenStack

This past week the OpenStack Summit has been in Berlin with thousands attending the last of its name, given that it will soon be renamed the Open Infrastructure Summit. Canonical, as a founding member of the OpenStack community, was of course in attendance, speaking with attendees, hosting talks, presenting demos, and on stage delivering a […]

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OpenStack Summit Berlin 2018, Mark Shuttleworth keynote

Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical, took to the stage at the OpenStack Summit Berlin to deliver his keynote, dealing with: product and support, MAAS support for ESXi, upgrading OpenStack smoothly and perfectly portable AI from the cloud to the edge. Mastering the delivery of OpenStack. The OpenStack community has, and attracts, amazing people and amazing […]

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How Ubuntu is at the forefront of security & compliance

  Whether it is HIPAA, MiFID II or GDPR, the importance of being compliant cannot be underestimated. Protecting your customers and avoiding the significant financial and reputational ramifications that threaten non-compliant organisations, is a must, and this starts with the technology powering your enterprise. Ubuntu is used by businesses spanning all sizes, industries and geographies, […]

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