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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MicroK8s in the Wild

Canonical released MicroK8s in December 2018, and as its popularity has grown, some interesting projects using this micro Kubernetes distribution have surfaced. To begin with a little background, Kubernetes is an open source container orchestrator that assists with deploying, upgrading and provisioning applications. Kubernetes is unique in that all the major players – Google, Microsoft, […]

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Kubernetes 1.14 now available from Canonical

March 25, 2019 Canonical announces full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.14 using kubeadm deployments, its Charmed Kubernetes, and MicroK8s, its popular single-node deployment of Kubernetes. MicroK8s provides Kubernetes 1.14 on any Linux desktop, server or VM – over 40 Linux distros. Mac and Windows are supported too, with multipass. Existing Charmed Kubernetes users can upgrade […]

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How to quickly deploy production-ready Kubernetes

Kubernetes, the flexible software that coordinates containers, runs on a range of platforms, from public to private cloud, data centers, bare metal and virtualised infrastructure, and requires a number of considerations for design and performance optimisation. Beyond identifying individual requirements, such as use cases and topology, organisations must also determine needs for compute, storage, networking […]

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CanonicalがMicroK8sの安定版を発表 – Kubernetesの展開をスピードアップ

CanonicalがMicroK8sをリリースしました。1つのSnapパッケージで、42フレーバーのLinuxに短時間で効率的にインストールされるアップストリームのKubernetesです。ディスクとメモリフットプリントの小さいMicroK8sなら、デスクトップ、サーバー、エッジクラウド、IoTデバイスなど、何にでもKubernetesを効率的に使い始めることができます。 MicroK8sは、Snap Storeからダウンロードし、簡単に展開できます。 sudo snap i...

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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