LXD Clusters: A Primer

Since its inception, LXD has been striving to offer a fresh and intuitive user experience for machine containers. LXD instances can be managed over thenetwork through a REST API and a single command line tool. For large scale LXDdeployments, OpenStack has been the standard approach: using Nova LXD, lightweight containers replace traditional hypervisors like KVM, […]

Introducing developer notifications for snap security updates

For some time, we’ve wanted a mechanism to alert snap publishers to security updates which affect their snaps. All the pieces have come together and we are now sending alerts via email. Stated more precisely, publishers who use ‘stage-packages’ in their snapcraft.yaml will now be alerted when Ubuntu Security Notices (USNs) have been issued for […]