What is Kata Containers and why should I care?

Kata Containers can significantly improve the security and isolation of your container workloads. It combines the benefits of using a hypervisor, such as enhanced security, and container orchestration capabilities provided by Kubernetes. Together with Eric Erns from Intel, we have recently performed a webinar in which we presented the benefits of using Kata Containers in […]

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 […]

How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them. Unlike VMs, containers have the benefit of using a shared kernel […]

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How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them. Unlike VMs, containers have the benefit of using a shared kernel […]

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Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC. Although MicroK8s is only built for Linux, Kubernetes on Mac works by setting up […]

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Kubernetes on Mac: how to set up

MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. Follow the steps below for easy setup. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC. Although MicroK8s is only built for Linux, […]

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