Open infrastructure, developer desktop and IoT are the focus for Ubuntu 19.04

18th April, 2019: Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 19.04, focused on open infrastructure deployments, the developer desktop, IoT, and cloud to edge software distribution. “The open-source-first on Ubuntu movement in telco, finance, and media has spread to other sectors. From the public cloud to the private data center to the edge appliance or […]

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Industrial & Embedded Linux: Looking Ahead

I recently returned from an extended visit to Germany, where my colleagues and I kept busy attending conferences, visiting customers and partners. We travelled around the country, talking to many, many people at dozens of companies about embedded Linux. We confirmed existing trend data, and gained exciting new insights! Now that I’m back, I’ll summarize […]

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正しいLinux OSの選択によりIoT製品化までの時間を短縮

IoT産業の数十億ドル規模の将来性を見込んで、関連するハードウェア、ソフトウェア、およびソリューションが急増するなか、各ベンダーは開発から市場投入までの時間を早めようと苦悩しています。製品の市場への投入段階、あるいは最悪の場合投入後の問題を回避するためには、開発段階で最初から適切なインフラを選ぶなど、正しい選択をすることがより一層重要になります。 市場投入までの時間を短縮する一つの方法は、最初から正しいオペレーティングシステム(OS)を選択することです。これにより、製品を保守可能、か...

Optimising IoT bandwith with delta updates

As connected devices proliferate in the Internet of Things (IoT), companies need an efficient over-the-air (OTA) update mechanism for remotely delivering new software, features, firmware updates and security enhancements to potentially huge numbers of geographically dispersed embedded devices. Pushing software updates can range from a few to hundreds of megabytes. Consideration needs to be given […]

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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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The path to Ubuntu Core

At Canonical, helping customers overcome their challenges is what we do every day. In the IoT world, a common challenge we encounter is customers who are interested in transitioning to Ubuntu Core and the snapcraft.io ecosystem, but are unsure how to begin. This post covers the recommended approach. In most cases, it’s relatively easy for […]

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Porting Ubuntu Core 18 to Nvidia Jetson TX1 Developer Kit

Ubuntu Core (UC) is Canonical’s take in the IoT space. There are pre-built images for officially supported devices, like Raspberry Pi or Intel NUCs, but if we have something else and there is no community port, we need to create the UC image ourselves. High level instructions on how to do this are found in […]

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