Ceph Octopus is now available

Ceph upstream released the first stable version of ‘Octopus’ today, and you can test it easily on Ubuntu with automatic upgrades to the final GA release. This version adds significant multi-site replication capabilities, important for large-scale redundancy and disaster recovery. Ceph v15.2.0 Octopus packages are built for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, CentOS 7 and 8, Container […]

Canonical Technical Support for Ubuntu and open source during the COVID-19 pandemic

All technical support services are currently at 100% SLA. We have updated our operational plan to accommodate expected sick leave among colleagues and their families as COVID-19 moves through our communities. We are committed to  24/7 technical support, configuration advice and online access to your accounts and support tickets. 24/7 Technical Support and Managed Services […]

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 […]

Snapcraft tricks: Improve release flexibility with pull and build overrides

Sometimes, software projects are simple – one architecture, one version, one release. But often, they can be complex, targeting multiple platforms, and with different versions at that. If you are packaging your apps as snaps, you might wonder about the optimal way to accommodate a multi-dimensional release matrix. One yaml to rule them all We […]