Financial services businesses say multi-cloud is central to their plans for AI, containers and blockchain, 451 Research reveals

The Canonical commissioned study found that 60% of financial services businesses bank on the benefits of multi-cloud to support emerging technologies, but significant skills gap still exists An independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation’, found that financial services businesses are looking to emerging technologies at a higher rate than organisations […]

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Taking Octavia for a ride with Kubernetes on OpenStack

Want to enable your developers to deploy highly available web applications, web services or microservices? Do you also need to cater for existing and legacy workloads? Sounds like your requirements are in the sweet spot between what OpenStack and Kubernetes has to offer. OpenStack is as you may already know a mature, stable and flexible […]

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Canonical announces support for Kubernetes 1.13 on Ubuntu

Canonical is pleased to announce full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.13 on Ubuntu, including support for kubeadm, and updates to MicroK8s – our popular single-node deployment of Kubernetes. Canonical’s certified, Charmed Distribution of Kubernetes (CDK) is built from pure upstream binaries, and offers simplified deployment, scaling, management, and upgrades of Kubernetes, regardless of the underlying […]

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Using GPGPUs with Kubernetes

This post walks through the use of GPGPUs with Kubernetes and DevicePlugins. We’ll use MicroK8s for a developer workstation example and charmed K8s for a cluster since that’s a consistent multi-cloud Kubernetes approach. The various cloud CAAS offerings like GKE are also enabling GPGPU facilities so you may want to try those too. We’ll use […]

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Canonical and Dell EMC provide certified, production-ready Kubernetes solution

Dell EMC and Canonical today announced the continued evolution of their long-standing partnership to bring a tested and validated container orchestration solution to market through a reference architecture framework that helps organisations quickly and confidently implement Kubernetes technologies into production. The partnership brings to market a reliable solution founded upon Dell’s 14th generation of PowerEdge […]

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Canonical launches MicroK8s – deploy Kubernetes in seconds

Canonical has released MicroK8s – a fast and efficient upstream Kubernetes delivered as a single snap package that installs on 42 flavours of Linux. With a small disk and memory footprint, MicroK8s provides an efficient way to get started with Kubernetes, whether on the desktop, the server, an edge cloud, or IoT device. MicroK8s is available […]

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Canonical widens Kubernetes support with kubeadm

Canonical is pleased to announce commercial support for Kubernetes clusters deployed using kubeadm. Companies using kubeadm to deploy Kubernetes in production, development or multi-stage environments, can immediately benefit from enterprise support through Ubuntu Advantage for Kubernetes on a per-node basis. Support for official Debian packages released by the CNCF and used with kubeadm is also […]

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