Kubernetes 1.18 available from Canonical

Canonical today announced full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.18, with support covering Charmed Kubernetes, MicroK8s and kubeadm. Committed to releasing in tandem with upstream Kubernetes, enterprises can benefit from the latest additions to enhance their day to day operations. “Canonical’s drive is to enable enterprises by giving them the tools to seamlessly deploy and operate […]

Update: Canonical managed services and Ubuntu support during COVID-19 outbreak

SUMMARY Canonical’s fully managed OpenStack, Kubernetes, Kafka, Elastic, Postgres and other open source stacks, are operating at full SLA. Ubuntu and broader open source support services are unaffected and our teams have adjusted schedules to allow for colleagues to be out sick while maintaining full coverage in the months to come.  Security update coverage is […]

Kubernetes 1.18 release candidate available for testing

The latest release of Kubernetes is now available for download and experimentation, with the MicroK8s Kubernetes 1.18 release candidate. The easiest, fastest way to get the latest Kubernetes is to install MicroK8s on your machine. Just run: sudo snap install microk8s –channel=1.18/candidate –classic Or from snapcraft.io: https://snapcraft.io/microk8s select 1.18/candidate MicroK8s is installable across Ubuntu and […]

Hosted private cloud infrastructure: a cost analysis

Private cloud infrastructure remains an essential part of every enterprise nowadays. However, due to the increasing number of workloads and data, the overhead of managing bare metal servers, virtual machines and containers can mount up. Although tools like MAAS, OpenStack and Kubernetes help to address this problem, upskilling operations teams with those tools may take […]

DevOps tools in 2020: Why consider Juju?

Many DevOps tools struggle as deployments change. Juju excels. 2020 heralds a decade for a divided technology industry. Software delivery is diversifying. Complexity is increasing. Teams are looking to make use of new approaches such as serverless and split large applications into microservices. They also need to retain their existing applications. Reasons for DevOps professionals […]

A decision makers guide to Kubernetes deployment

The container landscape is based on constantly evolving technology, with Kubernetes dominating the ecosystem for automating and managing containerised applications. While a very powerful software, it’s also complex. How do you compare Kubernetes to other options, get started with containers, and maintain over the long-term? In this webinar, you will learn: What the container landscape […]